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Havelock North Inquiry

By now most industry participants will be aware the Government has established an Inquiry into the Havelock North drinking water incident.

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Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking Water Core Bundle of Documents – Volume 1

Government inquiry into Havelock North drinking water core bundle of documents - volume 1.

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Information brief on behalf of Water New Zealand Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking Water

This brief is designed to provide some contextual information about the operation of the water industry to parties of the Government Inquiry into the Havelock North Drinking Water Inquiry.

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Drinking-water Management Current Issues Update 5

There is more to chlorine dosing than just adjusting the chlorinator once to maintain at least 0.2 mg/L as it leaves the treatment plant, there are many factors which can influence the dose of chlorine required.

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Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking Water: Minute No 2: Stages of the Inquiry and processes for Evidence

Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking Water: List of Issues : Minute No 2: Stages of the Inquiry and processes for Evidence

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Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking Water: List of Issues : Stage One

View the List of Issues: Stage One to the Government Inquiry into the Havelock North

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Havelock North water contamination inquiry under way

The government inquiry into the Havelock North drinking-water contamination held its first hearing at the Hastings District Court this morning.

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Havelock North water inquiry would look at fault, but not 'liability'

The inquiry into the Havelock North gastro outbreak would look at which organisation or individual was at fault but it would not determine any "civil, criminal or disciplinary liability", a court has heard.

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Final Terms of Reference for Havelock North Inquiry

Final Terms of Reference for Havelock North Inquiry

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Drinking-water Management Current Issues Update 4

Coping with the initial stages of an event without prior planning can leave you on the back foot in a reactive mode for weeks. Having pre-planned contingency plans can put you in the driving seat in an event rather than jumping from one issue to the next.

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Drinking-water Management Current Issues Update 3

Even though the media have taken the pressure off Hastings District Council (HDC), Brett Chapman, Dylan Stuijt and their teams have been proactive in finding the cause of the recent contamination and preparing Havelock North for the coming summer.

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Drinking-water Management Current Issues Update 2

The purpose of these updates is to create a knowledge environment where all members can access the best information to plan, operate and maintain drinking water networks which takes account of any of the learnings from the Hawkes bay and generally accepted best practice.

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Water New Zealand Media Release - Inquiry provides for much-needed review of drinking water

Water New Zealand says the inquiry into the Havelock North campylobacter outbreak provides a much-needed opportunity to focus on the way drinking water is managed across New Zealand.

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Final Terms of Reference for Havelock North Inquiry

Final Terms of Reference for the Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking-water

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Inquiry provides for much-needed review of drinking water

Water New Zealand says the inquiry into the Havelock North campylobacter outbreak provides a much-needed opportunity to focus on the way drinking water is managed across New Zealand.

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Drinking-Water Management Current Issues Update 1

As you may be aware Hastings District Council and Hawke’s Bay Regional Council have been confronted with an aquifer contamination effecting Havelock North’s water supply, which will now be the subject of a National Inquiry.

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HAVELOCK NORTH WATER CHLORINATION: BRENT MANNING RESPONDS TO MP STUART NASH

Mr Nash wrongly attributed a recent Radio NZ interview http://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=201812605

to me rather than Chief Executive John Pfahlert who gave the interview, however as President of Water New Zealand I have been happy to respond to Mr Nash.

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Submission by Water New Zealand on the Draft Terms of Reference for the Government Inquiry into the Havelock

Submission by Water New Zealand on the Draft Terms of Reference for the Government Inquiry into the Havelock

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HAVELOCK NORTH WATER CONTAMINATION UPDATE

Well, it’s been an interesting 3 weeks since the outbreak of campylobacter in Havelock North. The outbreak is probably going to be a game changer in terms of the way we approach water treatment in New Zealand going forward. It’s certainly going to affect the work plan of the Association in the coming months.

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Draft Terms of Reference into Havelock North Contamination

Draft Terms of Reference into Havelock North Contamination

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Water New Zealand Media Release - Contamination Outbreak Shows Need to Review Water Treatment Rules

Water New Zealand Media Release - Contamination Outbreak Shows Need to Review Water Treatment Rules

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Water New Zealand Media Release - Council Approach to Water Crisis Correct

Water New Zealand Media Release - Council Approach to Water Crisis Correct