Worcester MP demands action after drinking water incident

The drinking water contamination incident in the Worcester area in mid-April caused a "very serious and genuinely avoidable risk" to well over 100,000 people, according to the city's Conservative MP, Peter Luff. In an adjournment debate in the Commons on 9 May, he called into question the effectiveness of Severn Trent Water's response to the incident, and urged the Government to review controls on waste management facilities.

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