31 Mar '11, 6pm

We will test your water to see if it is wet

About two months ago, our tap water turned brown, and we got the PUB in to check what was wrong. They had come, turned on the taps, looked at the muddy water, ummed and ahhed a lot with­out doing anything. We then per­suaded them to take a sam­ple of dis­col­ored water back to their high tech labs to see if it was safe. Not least because we have a tod­dler in the house and one of the last things we want is for him to suf­fer poi­son­ing from dirty tap water. It took a few days before the PUB called back, say­ing the test results were out. The man on the phone sounded really seri­ous, and told me the results weren’t good. “What is it?”, I asked. “Gia­r­dia? E-Coli? What?” “No” , said the serious-sounding man from the PUB . “It is the dis­col­oration. The water is very dis­col­ored. It is very bad”. Very patiently, I asked if the water was safe for drink­ing if it had turned...

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