E-coli bug found in island water supply

(11 September update: the water is now free of contamination) by St Helena Government writer Recent water samples from the Rupert’s Valley area have indicated low levels of e-coli contamination. Water in homes and businesses should be boiled or sterilised before being consumed or used domestically. The same precautionary measures should be taken if intending […]

E-coli alert remains – but Jamestown gets the all-clear

Water has been declared safe for drinking in parts of St Helena following a bacteria scare – but a warning to boil water remains in place for much of the island. It’s been more than a week since potentially-dangerous E-coli bacteria was discovered in the island’s water supply. No cases of human infection have been […]