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Cause of the United Utilities cryptosporidium outbreak is revealed

Inside the Franklaw water treatment works Inside the Franklaw water treatment works The reason why Prestonians couldn’t drink their water without boiling it for a month has finally been revealed. United Utilities has been fined after […]

4 years ago
Cryptosporidium outbreak sees United Utilities face charges

Tap water Pic: Olly Clarke Inside the Franklaw water treatment works Remember the cryptosporidium outbreak that left us unable to drink the water for weeks? United Utilities are now facing prosecution over the outbreak which […]

4 years ago
United Utilities to face £15m compensation bill over contaminated water

Any water from the tap needs to be boiled before being drunk Pic: Dominik Morbitzer United Utilities have accepted that a large compensation bill will be headed their way over the contamination of North West drinking water. Many homes in Preston and across Lancashire are still […]

6 years ago
Preston water alert: United Utilities keeps boil water warning in force

Tap water Pic: Olly Clarke Prestonians are being told to continue to boil their water before drinking for a fifth day. United Utilities say “we are making good progress and the situation is improving” but […]

6 years ago
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