The Ministry of health has banned residents of the local Council even-Yehuda to use tap water. The prohibition applies not only to the use of water for cooking and drinking, but also use it for personal and business needs. Residents are not recommended to take a shower, wash water from your hands or the dishes, make the Laundry.
The contamination was discovered late last week. Two girls, aged 5 and 12 years old, came to the hospital with severe abdominal pains, which were the result of poisoning. After providing children with medical care, they were discharged from the hospital.
For several days in towns and even Judah delivered water in tanks.
Experts came to the conclusion that water got agricultural fertilizer, used for decontamination of the soil.
Sunday, may 14, it became known that the investigation of the causes of water pollution detained one of the local farmers. According to the website Ynet, he suspected a pirate connection to the water, resulting in water pollution. Farmer pleaded not guilty.