18 Aug 2016

Havelock North Contamination Crisis widens

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:15 pm on 18 August 2016
water tanker

water tanker Photo: RNZ

The water contamination scare in Havelock North continues, with news a tanker delivering 'clean' water to residents, is also suspected of containing E coli.

This morning, it was revealed by Mayor Lawrence Yule, said there could be a potential cross contamination with a piggery and mushroom farm, in the area.

Hastings District Council, has held a press conference this morning, with an update on the health and water situation. RNZ's Hawke's Bay reporter, Peter Fowler, was at the conference and has all the latest details.

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