Years of work ahead on Hawke's Bay water from gastro fallout

The future of how New Zealand's drinking water is treated is one of the questions the Government Inquiry looked at this week, expected to lead to improvements for how drinking water supplies are managed across the country.

Since the outbreak a year ago today, Hastings' supply has been chlorinated, with some sources receiving further treatment. Due to heightened awareness, Napier's supply has also received chlorination following two separate E. coli scares. See more