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24 February 2014 05:45:57 |News,Property News

Warning of hidden water contamination as floods subside


A warning that hidden dangers of floods contaminating private water supplies should not be ignored has been highlighted by a leading borehole company.
Homes, hospitals, factories, poultry and livestock farmers and food and drink processors are among many private supply users.
"Private water supplies need to be tested, particularly as flood waters begin to subside. A simple water test should be a priority after extreme weather conditions", said Brian Morgan, chief executive of Presteigne, Powys-based borehole installers WD & AD Morgan.
Private supplies can be at risk from flood water. Although they may be designed and managed to the same high standards as public water supplies, floods bring more immediate dangers.
Flood water may be contaminated with bacteria, protozoa, parasites, viruses (micro organisms) or other substances - which in turn can find their way into a private supply.
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