We are temporarily treating Christchurch's drinking water with chlorine while we upgrade our water supply network. Temporary chlorination provides an extra level of protection against waterborne illnesses.
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Where we have chlorinated
Tap water in Christchurch city is still safe to drink. The quality of the groundwater remains excellent, and we test it daily to ensure it is free of bacterial contaminants.
For more information
You can email specific questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 03 941 8999 or 0800 800 169.