The decision was made by Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) on 10 August 2017 to approve the ongoing chlorination of Lower Hutt’s drinking water. This follows an investigation by Wellington Water. Read GWRC's press release about the decision.
Read more about the decision including answers to frequently asked questions.
Read Wellington Water's investigation report.
Older press releases:
Buick Street Fountain to reopen on Monday 26 June - press release, 23 June 2017.
Aquifer water back on tap for public - press release, 16 June 2017.
Water quality investigations making progress – press release, 29 May 2017.
Chlorination of Lower Hutt's water supply to continue - press release, 22 April 2017.