Buller District Council

Punakaiki Boil Water Notice

13th November, 2016

The Punakaiki Water Treatment Plant was hit by lightning strikes on Saturday, this has resulted in the UV malfunctioning and the Water Treatment Plant not producing treated water. Raw water has been introduced to the plant to ensure continuity of supply, however consumers are advised to boil all water for drinking and food preparation until further notice.


Further information, contact Sam Murphy – Buller District Council.



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