6 Jan 2016

Clean Water Tour pushing to raise the bar on water quality

From Five O'clock Report, 5:53 pm on 6 January 2016

Campaigners are set to start a month-long road trip through the country in an bid to lift the minimum standard of fresh water from wadeable to swimmable. NIWA figures show that more than 60 percent of rivers fail the health standard for swimming. The Choose Clean Water Tour is funded by the Tourism Export Council and kicks off on Sunday, taking a month to cover the country.