Kōrero: Public health

Sanitation: water testing (2 o 2)

Sanitation: water testing

Treatment and monitoring of public water supplies is an important public health function carried out by local government. Wellington Regional Council officers Fiona Lemmon (left) and Helen Sillers collect water samples from a bore in Lower Hutt in 1991 after a dead seagull was found in the pumping station tank.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1991/0038
Photograph by Ray Pigney

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Public health - Environmental health', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/31364/sanitation-water-testing (accessed 1 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 7 Jul 2019 with assistance from Richard Edwards