Milton’s water clouded in mystery
Samples taken of Milton’s discoloured water show that it is E coli free.
However, the cause of the town’s dirty water is still clouded in mystery, with the Clutha District Council as yet unable to ascertain the reason for the discolouration.
About a week ago, residents began to note and complain about the colour of their tap water.
Since then, council staff had been trying to isolate the problem, a council spokesperson said. mains had been flushed more than once.
Contractors had changed one of the main pipe configurations to see if this made a difference. the affected areas.
People are encouraged to call the council to lodge a service request on 03 419 0200 or 0800 801 350.
A water tanker is in place in Milton to cope with the town’s dirty water issue.