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Chlorination under way


Chlorination of Martinborough’s water supply started after 5pm last night with wineries handling an “excruciatingly tight” deadline to manage what could have been a devastating change.

The move means the town could finally be free of its boil water notice by Thursday.

Once chlorination is under way, Regional Public Health is expected to allow the boil water notice to be lifted after three days of clear tests for E.coli, acting South Wairarapa District Council chief executive Jennie Mitchell said. Read more