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Professor Michael Baker looks at drinking water safety standards


The government is making changes to the Health Act to try to improve drinking-water safety standards. A recent report by the Ministry of Health on the quality of drinking water 2016-17 found that 19 percent of the population is exposed to water that doesn't meet all the requirements of its safety standards. Otago University Professor of Public Health Michael Baker is interviewed on RNZ about what the data means. Listen to interview