Western Bay of Plenty learning lessons from Havelock North water contamination crisis

Lessons learned from the Havelock North bore water contamination crisis will be applied to the Western Bay District Council.

Far-reaching recommendations from the inquiry into how hundreds of Havelock North residents fell ill with gastroenteritis are expected to have the biggest impact on small privately-owned water supply schemes in rural Bay of Plenty.

The Western Bay of Plenty district is reliant on bores for its town supplies, so there was a big turnout of council staff to Friday's seminar at Baypark organised by Water New Zealand. Read more