Failures highlighted in Kāpiti’s drinking-water supply
The failures identified by the Ministry of Health’s Annual Report on
Drinking-water Quality in Kāpiti’s drinking-water
supply need to be addressed, says Kāpiti Coast mayoral
candidate Gwynn Compton.
“The failures for Kāpiti Coast
District Council’s Hautere, Ōtaki, and Paekākāriki
drinking-water supplies highlighted in the Ministry of
Health's Annual Report on Drinking-water Quality, while not
necessarily meaning water will be unsafe to drink, are still
concerning,” says Mr Compton.
“Supplying safe drinking
water is one of Council’s most important responsibilities.
If I’m elected as Mayor I’ll do everything I can to make
sure the failures highlighted in the report are addressed.
In particular, ensuring Health Act monitoring requirements
are met is hugely important, as it means any issues can be
quickly identified and treated so communities can continue
to have confidence in the ongoing safety of their drinking
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