Residents at a sheltered accommodation block in Lincoln are being provided with bottled water and off-site washing facilities after the bacteria legionella was discovered in the water system. Tonight they have issued a statement on the situation at St Botolph's Court, off the High Street.
"The City of Lincoln Council has announced that it intends to continue with the decontamination of the pipework at St Botolph's Court over the coming weekend. Residents of the sheltered accommodation have been kept fully informed and are aware of the decision."
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