TITLE

Wales crypto scare prompts boil notices

AUTHOR(S)
Andrews, Annabel
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;9/5/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Welsh Water has warned customers in north Wales to boil all tap water used for drinking or food preparation, due to raised cryptosporidium levels. The boil notice affects 45,000 customers in the Bangor, Menai Bridge and Llanfair PG areas of north Wales. All are served by the Mynydd Llandegai water treatment works. That incident caused 231 cases of cryptosporidiosis and left Welsh Water with a £60,000 fine plus £69,399 costs.
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