First tick for safe drinking-water group in Hawke's Bay

A region wide plan to protect Hawke's Bay's drinking water received its first tick yesterday.

It has been proposed all five of the region's councils and the Hawke's Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) establish a joint drinking-water governance committee, which would focus on the region's water.

Yesterday the Hawke's Bay Regional Council became the first to agree to establish the committee - which would be created once the other groups had also agreed. See more