News

Jun 30, 2013

19,000 people in Canterbury drinking polluted water


'Dairy farmers are contaminating our drinking water with faeces' (E coli)

 

The worst regions for excessive E coli breaches were

Canterbury (19,010 people drinking polluted water);

Waikato (15,314);

Hawke's Bay (13,063)

Otago (12,179)

 

Green Party water spokeswoman Eugenie Sage said the number drinking unsafe water was unacceptable

The Press Article http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/8859179/Drinking-water-contamination-spike