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Tests reveal possible source of water contamination – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on February 2nd, 2017.

As the inquiry into last year’s Havelock North water contamination continues, attention has turned to a defective bore as a possible culprit of the contamination. A campylobacter outbreak in August 2016 struck a third of the Hawke’s Bay town following contamination of the water supply. A Government inquiry is underway, with hearings in Hastings kicking […]

Havelock North water contamination inquiry – Expert Reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on August 23rd, 2016.

A Government Inquiry will examine the water contamination that left an estimated 4000 Havelock North residents ill with gastroenteritis. The draft terms of reference, released yesterday, specify that the inquiry will look at the cause of contamination and response, but also consider practices and recommendations to prevent future occurrences. The SMC gathered comment on the […]

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