Story: Sewage, water and waste

Treating Waikato River water

Treating Waikato River water

Part of Auckland’s water supply comes from the Waikato River. The water goes through a treatment process which removes sediment, pesticides, organic compounds, bacteria and viruses.

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Christine Dann, 'Sewage, water and waste - Water supply', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/24440/treating-waikato-river-water (accessed 9 August 2020)

Story by Christine Dann, published 11 Mar 2010