Wednesday, January 12, 2005


Families forced to drink effluent

`Hundres of western Sydney residents have unknowingly been drinking unhygienic recycled water. [..]

Documents obtained under Freedom of Information show there have been at least four incidents of cross-connection since 2001.

In the most recent incident – in August – 82 homes in four streets in Glenwood were cross-connected, allegedly after a plumbing mistake in a house under construction.’

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