Legionnairesā€™ disease bacteria discovered in sheltered housing

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Health and also in Communities, Housing, Local Government

The bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease has been discovered in a sheltered housing block in Lincoln. The 51 elderly residents at St Botolph’s Court are now being provided with safe drinking water and off-site washing facilities while the pipework is chemically flushed and disinfected. The City of Lincoln Council took the steps after high-readings of the bacteria legionella were found in the water system earlier this week. John Bibby, the council’s Director of Housing and...

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