Permanent Boil Water Notice - Waikakahi Rural Water Scheme

Published: 01 Nov 2016

The Waimate District Council are informing consumers on the Waikakahi Rural Water Scheme, to continue boiling all drinking water.

Council has now placed a PERMANENT BOIL WATER NOTICE.

This action is in conjunction with Dr Daniel Williams, South Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, of the South Canterbury District Health Board.

This notice will remain in place until the Drinking Water Standards upgrades have occurred and the required compliance is achieved.

Council recommends boiling all drinking water for at least a minute (a rolling boil) that is used for drinking, food prep, and personal use such as cleaning teeth.

For up to date information please see the Waimate District Council website: www.waimatedc.govt.nz . For questions, please phone 036890000.

Paul Roberts

Water & Waste Manager