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

7 Mar 2018

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