Martinborough town water information

Post-incident communications

Martinborough Incident 9 April 2019

Timeline of events

Timeline of past events relating to the February and April incidents

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions for users of the town water supply.

Further information

Radio New Zealand. Acting Chief Executive Jennie Mitchell talking on Morning Report 11 April. Link to audio:

Educational article written by Mark Alllingham, Group Manager Infrastructe & Services Understanding Martinboorugh Water Supply” [PDF]

Independent technical report – Martinborough Water Treatment Plant – Incident Review, prepared by Lutra [PDF]

Backflow prevention

Ministry of Health. 2014. Water Safety Plan Guide: Distribution System – Backflow Prevention, Version 1, ref D2.4. Wellington: Ministry of Health.

See information on Tauranga City Council’s website –

Escherichia coli (E.coli)

Water contamination events

Monitoring water safety




Click for information relating to the February Boil Water Notice


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