As a resident of Ayrshire I can confirm that the taste of water is terrible since they started the new treatment process. I wonder how much testing has been done at the point of use ie homes.
The Dark One Wasn’t there a scandal in the States about this? As far as I remember the chlorine reacts with lead in the pipes.
Berlin Calling It’s the acidity in the water that dissolves the lead. As you will be aware, lead is poisonous and that’s why we don’t want it in our water supply. There should be very little lead left in the system due to the use of plastics and lead replacement programmes.
Ali South In Fife the water smells of 100% yes they should. Pets are better therapy than anyone else could possibly prescribe.
Jennifer Eadie I wonder how many seniors refuse to go to care homes because they would lose their pets? My parents would not have gone to assisted living if I had not been willing to care for their dogs and visit daily.
Lene Holm-band It depends on the individual resident. If they are able to assist in basic care of the pet, why not. If they are bedridden then no.
Jacquelie Elston Great idea, it can be a long day in those places for old.