Monday Target For Potable Water - Raetihi Diesel Spill
RAETIHI DIESEL SPILL - #14
Monday Target For
The Mid-Central Health Medical
office of Health is currently on the ground in Raetihi and
will collect water samples.
The samples will be sent via
express courier for testing.
The earliest the results will
be back is Monday 21 October 2013.
As such the earliest
Ruapehu District Council may be able to give the all-clear
for Raetihi residents to use the reticulated water for
drinking, washing and cooking is Monday 21 October
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