NEWS UPDATE: Boil water restrictions lifted for more homes

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The boil water notice has been lifted for thousands more homes, United Utilities has announced.

Although householders in large swathes of Lancashire are still being advised to boil their drinking water after cryptosporidium contamination was discovered, tonight the restrictions have been further lifted.

Homes in Fulwood, Leyland, parts of Chorley, Bamber Bridge and Lostock Hall are among those whose tap water has now been declared safe.

Restrictions on around 80,000 homes were lifted on Thursday.

The full list of postcodes where restrictions are off is below. All householders are advised to check their postcode before they begin drinking tap water again

PR1 1 city centre

PR1 2 city centre

PR1 3 Avenham

PR1 4 New Hall Lane

PR1 5 Ribbleton

PR1 6 Deepdale

PR1 7 Aqueduct Street area

PR1 8 Broadgate

PR1 9 Kingsfold

PR2_1 Fulwood

PR2_2 Ashton-on-Rbble

PR2_3 Ingol

PR2_5 Grimsargh

PR2_6 Ribbleton

PR2_7 Fulwood

PR2_8 Fulwood

PR2_9 Fulwood

PR4_4 New Longton

PR4_5 Walmer Bridge

PR4_6 Hesketh Bank

PR5_4 Walton le Dale

PR5_5 Lostock Hall

PR5_6 Bamber Bridge

PR5_8 Bamber Bridge

PR6_0 Chorley

PR6_7 Whittle le Woods

PR7_1 Chorley

PR7_2 Chorley

PR7_3 Chorley

PR7_4 Charnock Richard, Coppull and Adlington

PR7_5 Eccleston

PR7_6 Euxton

PR7_7 Buckshaw Village

PR25_1 Leyland

PR25_2 Leyland

PR25_3 Leyland

PR25_4 Farington

PR25_5 Leyland

PR26_6 Farington Moss

PR26_7 Leyland

PR26_8 Ulnes Walton

PR26_9 Croston

BB2_7 Blackburn with Darwen

FY1_2 Blackpool

FY1_3 Blackpool

FY2_9 Blackpool

L40_2 Mawdesley

L40_3 Mawdesley

For all our previous coverage on the water contamination situation in Lancashire visit the links below:

Parasite found in water supply

WATER SCARE: What is Cryptosporidium?

Shelves cleared amid water scare

Map issued showing affected areas

Health warning continues after bug is found in water supply

BREAKING: Water warning to last into next week

WATER CHAOS: Compensation claims spark debate

WATER CHAOS: Compensation could be given to residents

‘Why weren’t we told sooner?’

Battle for safe water rages as investigations continue

WATER LATEST: Company pledges to pay compensation ‘to all.’

WATER LATEST: Criminal investigation into contamination

UV ray equipment brought in to kill off water bug

WATER LATEST: Source of crypto contamination found

United Utilities faces £15m compensation bill over water scare

WATER CRISIS: Petition calls on Prime Minister to launch inquiry

Could we still be boiling our water in two months?

Hot drink machines shut down in water alert

Boil water alert lifted for 80,000 homes