Water district assures: Water supplied to Calamba not tainted with poliovirus | Inquirer News

Water district assures: Water supplied to Calamba not tainted with poliovirus

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 10:26 AM June 04, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Water supplied to households in Calamba City in Laguna, is not contaminated with poliovirus, the city’s water district has assured city residents.

The Calamba Water District made the assurance after water samples taken from a creek in the city tested positive for the poliovirus.

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The city water district however clarified that the creek is not one of its sources for water being supplied to the city. It added that the city government has also yet to receive the official report on the reported poliovirus-positive creek.

READ: Poliovirus traced to Laguna creek

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“Nililinaw din po na ang tubig mula sa Calamba Water District ay hindi kontaminado ng Poliovirus 3,” the local government said in a Facebook post on Wednesday.

(We are clarifying that the water from Calamba Water District is not contaminated with poliovirus 3.)

“Umasa kayo na nanatiling ligtas at malinis ang supply na tubig ng CWD,” it added.

(Rest assured that the water supply remains clean and safe.)

It advised its residents to refrain from throwing garbage such as diapers in any water source, avoid going to creeks, and always maintain proper hygiene such as handwashing.

Posted by Calamba Water District on Wednesday, June 3, 2020

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Posted by Calamba Water District on Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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