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Hastings District Council responds to Inquiry

Hastings District Council responds to Stage Two of the Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking Water

Council has today received the stage two report of the Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking Water.

Chief Executive Ross McLeod commented: “We will read the report with interest. We note that Hastings District Council has responded to all of the criticisms that were raised in the Stage 1 report. The Council has engaged international experts and is carefully following and implementing the advice.”

Mayor Sandra Hazlehurst said the Inquiry recommendations will be helpful for both Hastings and New Zealand. “The recommendations for mandatory treatment and residual disinfection provide certainty for our community and all New Zealanders”, she said.

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