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Havelock North inquiry: 20 per cent of drinking water potentially unsafe – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on December 6th, 2017.

The second stage of the Havelock North drinking water inquiry has been tabled in Parliament, with 51 recommendations including the universal treatment of drinking water. The Hawke’s Bay town was struck by a campylobacter outbreak in August 2016. In total, over 5000 people became ill and the outbreak was linked to four deaths. A Government […]

Time to flush out truth – Iain Rabbitts

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on August 25th, 2016.

Supplying un-chlorinated water is like driving without a seatbelt, writes water treatment engineer Iain Rabbitts in the NZ Herald, it’s not longer safe – if it ever was. An excerpt (read in full): It wasn’t safe to drive a car then without seatbelts but people had been doing it for over 35 years – why […]

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