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Cholera

12 March 2007

Pools of water a health risk

If you live in an area where there is heavy rain and drainage that's not very good, stagnant pools of water are going to be a problem before too long.

If you live in an area where there is heavy rain and drainage that's not very good, stagnant pools of water are going to be a problem before too long.

The pool of water should, however, be covered with a tarpaulin to prevent animals from drinking from it or children coming into contact with it.

Handy hint:
Half a cup of chlorine bleach, added to stagnant water, should kill most germs.

 

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