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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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Council issue statement over legionella fears

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."

– John Bibby - Director of Housing and Community Services, City of Lincoln Council

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