SHORT AND SHARP

Central Otago Mirror - - FRONT PAGE -

Coun­cil is­sued a boil wa­ter no­tice for all wa­ter used for drink­ing and food prepa­ra­tion. Coun­cil chief En­gi­neer Ul­rich Glasner said chlo­rine was added to the reser­voir each day after the e-coli was de­tected and was now safe after three con­sec­u­tive days of clear tests. The new ul­tra vi­o­let wa­ter treat­ment sys­tem was be­ing com­mis­sioned and will be op­er­at­ing in about four weeks. ‘‘The ul­tra vi­o­let treat­ment would pre­vent this kind of oc­cur­rence.’’

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