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Work on water pipes could lead to discoloured water


The Palmerston North City Council is doing some maintenance on the water supply network on Wednesday night that could make the water run cloudy or off-colour on Thursday morning.

The work to control water pressure involves temporarily disconnecting the supply from the Turitea Dam, and supplying all of the city from the water bores.

Water operations manager Mike Monaghan said the work would take place after peak demand, around 9.30pm, and should be finished by 6am. Read more