The municipality of Lidköping wrote the appeal of a VMA (important message to the public) on Wednesday evening. Later on Wednesday evening, the municipality of Grästorp went with the same VMA to its inhabitants. The invitation to cook the water applies to all about 40,000 inhabitants in the municipality of Lidköping and about 6,000 inhabitants in the municipality of Grästorp.
"It is at various sampling points in Lidköping that we have found e-coli bacteria and the result is unwelcome and that is why we want to encourage all local residents to cook their drinking water and water as a precaution," says Linda Lundström, CEO of technology and service. at the municipality Facebook page.
According to SR Skaraborg, there may be concentrations of intestinal bacteria that are 20 times higher than the limit.
The municipality Lidköping states that they now have a state-of-the-art and are working hard to ensure that the water supply is ensured of particularly important functions such as the hospital and other healthcare institutions.
Every municipality, the municipality of Grästorp and the municipality of Essunga are connected to the same water system. Each municipality stated on the website of Wednesday that no further measures will be taken and samples have so far not shown intestinal bacteria in the drinking water.
For more information about the water mode, it is recommended to listen to the Swedish P4 Skaraborg.
The text is updated.