Lead contamination report due out soon

Water New Zealand's chief executive Gillian Blythe says water service managers around the country will be looking closely at the report into the East Otago contamination scare when it is released.

The review of the health response is now sitting with the Director-General of Health. The settlements of Waikouaiti, Karitane and Hawksbury Village are still getting drinking water from tankers, months after concerning levels of lead were discovered in the local supply.

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