21 Sep 2017

NZ 'rolling dice' with untreated water - Canadian expert

A visiting Canadian water scientist says he is at a loss to understand why all drinking water in New Zealand is not treated to avoid the risk of illness.

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Untreated drinking water poses huge health risk – Drinking Water Workshop

Drinking water suppliers have been told they are taking a big risk with the health of their communities if they do not treat drinking water for possible contamination.

Visiting water contamination expert, Dr Steve Hrudey from the University of Alberta told an audience at the Water New Zealand Drinking Water Workshop in Hamilton that the Havelock North contamination was caused by a number of systemic failures.

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Water New Zealand Annual General Meeting - Important Information

Important information for the upcoming Annual General Meeting.

27 Jul 2017

The Department of Internal Affairs - Three Waters Review

The Government is reviewing how to improve the management of drinking water, storm water and waste water (three waters) to better support New Zealand’s prosperity, health, safety and environment.

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HNWI - Issue 3 Background Paper; Issues 8, 9, and 10 Discussion Paper

Please find below:

  1. A background paper for Issue 3.
  2. A discussion paper for Issues 8, 9, and 10.
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June Report and Recommendations

View the Interim Report and Recommendations dated 14 July 2017.

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