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Drinking Water Quality Report

The Annual Report on Drinking-Water Quality 2015/16 was published on the Ministry of Health's website this afternoon 12 April 2017

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Water Fools? - Southern Lakes: a changing landscape

As a population explosion engulfs Queenstown and Wanaka, local councils and water scientists are fighting a race against time to protect the Southern Lakes' pristine waters from urban run-off.

8 Mar 2017

Drinking water Management Current Issues Update 7 – Boil water notices

One of the quick wins that has come out of the Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking Water evidence, is the need for planning around boil water notices. It was identified by the Hawkes Bay District Health Board, the Drinking Water Assessors and Hastings District Council that better planning and preparedness around boil water notices would have saved time in notifying residents of the need to boil water.

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