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Rotorua still in recovery mode

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Rotorua still in recovery mode

Rotorua is still in recovery mode following a severe rain event on Sunday 29 April which brought more than 120mm of heavy rain. Although the streets and areas of Rotorua now appear to be back to normal, for those affected the recovery continues. Staff from Rotorua Lakes Council and the wider community are pitching in to help those affected get back on their feet.

Key information from Rotorua Lakes Council at 7/05/2018

For Ngongotahā residents:

  • If you have your own bore for drinking water, boil your water before drinking
  • It’s important to test your bore water for contamination
  • Council’s Environmental Laboratory can do this for you for FREE
  • Collect a bottle for testing from our water plant off Te Ngae Road and we will help you through the process

Please remember:

  • We know some people, who’ve been affected, are powering through under their own steam
  • We need you to get in touch so we can see how we can support you
  • Contact us free on 0800 020 001
  • Or if you know of anyone who needs help, you should ask them to call our toll-free number 0800 020 001 otherwise call us on their behalf

 

For up to date information please visit www.rotorualakescouncil.nz