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Tuesday 13 November, 2018
District Council has lifted the precautionary boil water notice in place for
the Mt Somers supply, and residents are no longer required to boil their
quality of the Mt Somers water has returned to normal and no contamination has
been found, after monitoring equipment detected high turbidity in the water
supply on Friday 9 November.
the water treatment equipment has been working correctly, high turbidity lowers
the effectiveness of the treatment equipment. Council therefore issued the boil
water notice as a precaution.
is believed the heavy rainfall experienced on Friday caused the turbidity
levels to rise.
you to the Mt Somers community for your cooperation while the boil water notice
was in place. We’re satisfied that the quality of the water is now back to normal,
and we will continue to monitor this supply, as well as our other drinking
water schemes to ensure their safety for the community,” Council Group Manager
– Neil McCann says.