Various other issues discussed included progress on a very detailed letter answering a letter from the health service, recent press coverage (see previous blogs) our AGM later in the year, more stalls, our latest leaflet and more....
Photos: Above meeting and below a headline from Telegraph
We also discussed the article above - see it in full here -
basically a 100-page statement, commissioned by the drinking water watchdog, the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI), reveals that pharmaceuticals are finding their way into the water supply via sewage treatment works effluent despite extensive purification treatments used by water companies. Trace levels of bleomycin, a cancer chemotherapy drug, and diazepam, a sedative, have been found during tests on drinking water, the report reveals. While the levels are considered too low to pose a direct risk to health, doctors have expressed concern about exposing pregnant women to drugs that could harm an unborn child.
Next Safe Water Campaign meeting 1.30 on Thursday 28th February.