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# Contaminated

Last year
Health of 6,000 people put at risk by contaminated drinking water, environment body finds
Meeting E coli standards is a basic requirement in the provision of safe drinking water.
All time
FSAI issues third recall notice for own-brand bottled water over contamination fears
The latest batch relates to bottled water sold in Applegreen stores.
Being treated with chemical pipe cleaner had 'devastating' impact on children
Over 40 children attending a dental clinic in Clare were treated with water contaminated by pipe cleaner.
Theresa May announces inquiry into Britain's contaminated blood scandal
Thousands of patients were given blood products infected with diseases.
Putting rubbish in the wrong wheelie bin? It'll cost you an average of €30 every time
Greyhound said the reaction to the new measures has been positive.
Chilling two-minute video captures 'stunning decay' of Chernobyl exclusion zone
Chernobyl was the scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster .
These are the 20 Dublin homes with the most lead in their drinking water
There’s some familiar addresses related to water protests.
World's most dangerous toy measured how much it contaminated children
This 1950s science set contained four types of uranium ore.
Nurse charged with murdering patients by poisoning them in Manchester hospital
The male nurse has been charged with the murder of three patients.
Man dies from toxic chemicals delivered with box of shoes
Seven others have been injured by contaminated parcels in China.
Fukushima leak upgraded to a "serious incident"
The nuclear regulator in Japan had originally given it a rating of Level 1, an ‘anomaly’.
Possible contamination leads to water restrictions in Tipperary
Residents of Clonmel have been issued with a boil notice, while certain restrictions are still in place across Dublin as well.
Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends
US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.
Kyrgyz officials facing charges over radioactive coal
The imported coal was distributed to schools, an orphanage and a home for the elderly in Kyrgyzstan.
Three die in hospital where drips were contaminated with insulin
Police in the northwest of England are searching for the person who tampered with the saline drips.