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Legionella discovered in Lincoln

Elderly residents at a sheltered housing block in Lincoln are being offered bottled water to drink after the deadly bacteria legionella was discovered in the water system.

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VIDEO: Legionella found at Lincoln sheltered housing

Almost 12 times the safe level of the deadly bacteria legionella, which can develop into Legionnaires disease, has been discovered in the water system of a sheltered housing block in Lincoln.

Elderly residents at St Botolph's Court have now been provided with bottled water and off-site washing facilities. Other residents in the area are being reassured the problem is contained to this one site. Kate Hemingway reports.

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