Water warning: Ranfurly residents must boil water on weekends
The Central Otago District Council issued the notice on Tuesday afternoon and said water should be boiled when used for drinking, preparing food, etc. Photo / File
A boil water advisory for Ranfurly is to remain in place over the weekend.
Recent heavy rains have strained the treatment facilities in the region.
The Central Otago District Council released the advisory on Tuesday afternoon and said water should be boiled when used for drinking, preparing food, cooking and cleaning teeth.
Bring the water to a boil and boil for at least a minute, then let it cool naturally.
Two smaller drinking water tankers at the Maniototo area school and Maniototo hospital would be filled after 1 p.m. today and tested so that there is a sufficient supply over the weekend. end, the board said.
A large tanker on Charlemont St was also available for use.
In a statement, the council acknowledged that this was inconvenient for residents, but had to meet legal requirements to ensure safe drinking water.
“We need three days of clear test results before we can lift a boil water advisory. . “
A water conservation advisory remains in place for residents of Naseby.
However, a water conservation advisory has now been lifted for the Patearoa and Omakau / Ophir supplies.