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Manx Utilities chairman urges caution on social media

Tests showed River Dhoo safe despite claims on Facebook

The chairman of Manx Utilities is warning of the dangers of spreading misinformation on social media.

It comes after a post on Facebook questioned the safety of the water in the River Dhoo at Union Mills after a dog fell ill.

Testing showed no obvious signs of contamination or threat to health.

Dr Alex Allinson MHK says such posts can lead to unnecessary public concern:

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