Arrowtown Boil Water Notice Lifted
Arrowtown Boil Water Notice Lifted – Media
The boil water notice for the Arrowtown
water supply has been lifted this morning by the Queenstown
Lakes District Council. The water has been tested over three
consecutive days, with clear results. The notice was issued
on Friday in response to the detection of low level e-coli
during mandatory testing.
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