scoop.co.nz 17 Mar, 2021 05:00 am

More bacteria in Carterton water – locals need to boil water again

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March 17, 2021 Health, Latest Headlines, Politics, PressRelease News from CDC Carterton District Council has reissued a boil water notice after receiving a low-level E.This means Carterton urban residents must boil all water before being used for drinking, making baby formula, juice, ice, washing fruit and vegetables, other food preparation/cooking needs, or brushing teeth.“We’re doing everything we can to identify the source, and we will hold the boil water notice in place until we’re confident we’ve done this and eliminated the low-level E.The Drinking Water Standard for New Zealand require E.

The risk of getting sick from drinking the water is low but possible, especially for vulnerable people.The Council has consulted with Regional Public Health and external senior water engineers to do everything possible to identify the source and take the best action for the community.

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