Chief hygiene officer warns locals in flood-hit areas not to drink tap water

The country’s chief hygiene officer, Vladimír Valenta, has warned people in regions hit by flooding not to drink tap water. There are 51 cases where water supply has been affected and other parts of the network are threatened. The warning is most directed at the regions of Central Bohemia, Plzeň and South Bohemia. Drinking water will be provided by mobile cisterns, the chief hygiene officer said. Water supplies in the Czech capital are not at threat.

Author: Jan Velinger