Copenhagen Tap Water Safe

by Sheela Philomena on  August 26, 2011 at 9:28 AM General Health News
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Copenhagen tap water is clean and safe to drink, say officials.

"This is the good news of the day. I am happy to say that everyone in the city now has access to clean drinking water," Lord Mayor Frank Jensen said in a statement late Wednesday.
 Copenhagen Tap Water Safe
Copenhagen Tap Water Safe
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Copenhagen Energy, which provides drinking water to the Danish capital, discovered unusually high levels of E.coli bacteria in the municipal tap water system last Friday.

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The majority of Copenhagen's more than one million residents were advised to boil their water for at least two minutes before drinking it, but the advisory was limited to a smaller area of about 40,000 people in the city centre a day later after the source of the pollution was found: rainwater seeping into drinking water supplies in a construction area.

Copenhagen Energy said tests showed the water was again clean and safe to drink.

Source: AFP
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