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Friday 12 January, 2018
District Council advises that a precautionary boil water notice has been issued
for the Methven water supply, effective immediately.
connected to the Methven supply should boil their drinking water, and water
used in food preparation and for hygiene purposes for at least three minutes
equipment at the Methven treatment plant has detected high turbidity –
otherwise described as cloudiness - in the supply, which has likely been caused
by the rainfall currently being experienced.
treatment plant equipment is operating normally but is less effective during
periods of high turbidity, and Council has issued the notice as a precautionary
also issued a precautionary boil water notice for the Mt Somers and Montalto
schemes on Saturday 6 January following the detection of high turbidity levels.
three precautionary boil water notices will remain in place until further
advised by Council.