Passi brgy stops using contaminated wells
ILOILO – Residents of Barangay Tubud in Passi City where cases of typhoid fever were recorded recently have stopped using their contaminated wells.
Residents currently buy from water refilling stations for their drinking water, said Barangay Captain Elena del Castillo.
The Bureau of Fire Protection also delivers free water to the village every other day upon the instruction of the local government of Passi, she told News.
Barangay Tubod has a population of Panay 1,058 or 252 households but del Castillo clarified that only 96 households were affected by contaminated wells. Eight fire trucks were delivering water to them, she said.
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OFF-LIMITS. These communal wells in Barangay Tubod, Passi City are off-limits to residents. Two villagers recently died of typhoid fever. The wells have been found to be contaminated.