17 Aug 2016

Contaminated Havelock North aquifer under the spotlight

From Nine To Noon, 9:26 am on 17 August 2016

A council investigation is underway into how the source of Havelock North's drinking water became contaminated, making thousands sick. All indications are that animal faeces have somehow seeped into the town's aquifer. Dr Helen Rutter is a senior groundwater hydrologist with Christchurch based Aqualinc Research, which is currently working on a ground water project for the Hawkes Bay Regional Council.