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17 October 2023 / Iceland Review / Jelena Ćirić

Drinking Water Contaminated in Borgarfjörður Eystri

Bakkagerði, East, Iceland

Residents of Borgarfjörður Eystri have had to boil their drinking water for two weeks due to coliform bacteria in their water sources. “This has probably come about because of soil subsidence [sinking ground] in the wet land in that area,” stated Glúmur Björnsson, a geologist at utilities contractor HEF Veitur.

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