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E. coli found in Martinborough's water supply, residents told to boil water


Water tankers and drinking water stations are in Martinborough for the town's annual Country Fair after E.coli was found in the town water supply.

South Wairarapa District Council issued a boil water notice to town residents on Friday afternoon after a very low level of E.coli was detected in the non-chlorinated supply.

Drinking water stations have been placed around Martinborough Square for those visiting the fair on Saturday and a 20,000 litre tanker for residents was available away from the Square on the corner of Cork and Strasbourge Streets. Read more