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Mosgiel chlorine complaints drying up


A flood of complaints immediately following the introduction of Dunedin city water to Mosgiel’s water supply last year has slowed to a trickle.

About 40 official complaints were made to the Dunedin City Council in the month after it controversially switched Mosgiel’s water supply from the old bore water system to the city supply via the Mt Grand treatment plant because of safety concerns.

But since February, a total of three complaints have been made and only one of those related to the Mosgiel supply.

Council 3 Waters Group manager Tom Dyer said he expected the chlorine taste and smell of the water to have largely dissipated since the supply was switched.  Read more