Results of the first water tests are here, release January 19
January, 19,2022 at 11 AM (translation)
PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF THE FIRST WATER SAMPLES OF THE CONTAMINATED AREA CAME IN THIS MORNING (January, 19 2022)
The first water samples after the disinfection process were taken on Jan 17,2022. These samples were mainly taken in Sysmä center, the same spots where the very first samples were taken from, on Jan 7, 2022, when the whole ordeal started.
Preliminary results came in this morning and according to the results the disinfection process has been succesful.
The second samples will be taken on the 21of January and then we will cover wider part of the contaminated areas.
You must continue to boil the drinking water in all contaminated areas of Sysmä. Drinking water and water used for cooking and preparing food, must be boiled at least for 5 minutes. You may use tap water for showering. Instructions how to use water during water ban
We will receive the results of the second test on January 24, 2022 at 11 AM. At this point there might be a chance to evaluate the time of how long we will have to boil the water. During week 4 we still will need to take additional tests from the whole water pipeline. The process requires three tests!
Clean water distribution is still going on at a spot close to ice hockey rink (in the backyard of our school)
Monday-Friday 7AM – 3.30PM
For people with sensitive skin or thosee who have some skin problems, like wounds or cuts are allowed to use the showers at the inside pool of Sysmä, address Toivolantie 4, Sysmä
Monday-Friday 10 AM - 8PM
More information coming in on January 24 at11 AM. Don´t hesitate to call me (Raija Hänninen +358 44 7134511) to receive faster info. I am not able to translate these during the daytime.