BOIL WATER NOTICE - MARTINBOROUGH - 9 APRIL 2019
SOUTH WAIRARAPA DISTRICT COUNCIL
NOTICE TO HOUSEHOLDERS
WATER SUPPLY - MARTINBOROUGH
Users of the Martinborough Township water supply are advised that E.coli has been detected in the township. While the results were very low, in consultation with Regional Public Health, a Boil Water notice has been issued for the supply considering the recent event.
Water for drinking, food preparation and oral hygiene (brushing teeth) should be boiled to ensure the water is safe for consumption.
Council will be clearing pipelines of water and carrying out further investigations. Council will also be testing the supply to identify the source of the contamination and will keep you informed with advice you when the boiling of water is no longer necessary.
If you have any queries, please contact SWDC on 06 30 69611.
For latest information on the contamination and boil water notice, follow South Wairarapa District Council on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SouthWairarapaDistrictCouncil or their website which include some helpful FAQs: http://www.swdc.govt.nz/martinborough-boil-water-notice-faq
Also see the RPH public health alert