Water is vital to life on earth and water quality and quantity directly affect human and animal health. Water quality and distribution is among the most important issues in terms of sustainability for the future.
We are very lucky in Hawke's Bay to have largely ready access to clean water, and to have good distribution systems for urban and rural water supply. Yet still we sometimes struggle with drought and water testing showing quality issues above nationally acceptable limits.
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