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Yorkshire water supply given the all clear

30th July 2012

Residents in Cherry Burton were advised last week that they no longer need to boil their water after Yorkshire Water found no further traces of bacteria following contamination.

An illegal cross-connection between a private borehole and a Yorkshire Water pipe was found after small traces of E.coli were detected in an underground storage reservoir.

Yorkshire Water identified an illegal cross-connection between a private borehole and their water pipe. This was immediately disconnected and the pipe was flushed and fully disinfected. Subsequent regular testing found no further traces of the bacteria.




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