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LNTM 09-24 – Cryptosporidium – Boil Water advice – Kingswear water supply.

All customers are advised:

Following an outbreak of Cryptosporidium, SWW has urged residents across Brixham, Boohay, Kingswear, Roseland and north-east Paignton to boil their tap water, when it used to drink, cook and clean their teeth with.

The water provided on our Hoodown dinghy rack, Kingswear island residential pontoons, our waste pontoon and other sources on the Kingswear side of the river are included in the area that are being advised to boil their drinking water before consuming following new test results for cryptosporidium.

Please see the image provided by South West Water (correct at time of issue), to show the map of the areas affected. For updates, please see the SWW website link: https://www.southwestwater.co.uk/in-your-area

Supplies to the Dartmouth side of the river are currently unaffected.

J Handley

AHM – Compliance.

Issued 16th May 2024

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