Heathcote residents label drinking water as 'completely unusable'

Mark Kearney
By Mark Kearney
Updated January 9 2017 - 5:52am, first published 4:00am
Tap water on left. Bottled water on right. Can you tell the difference? Picture: ASHLEY FRITSCH

“Completely undrinkable” is how Heathcote residents are describing their town’s water supply, with dozens of people reporting a smell of chlorine when they turn on the taps.  


Mark Kearney

Mark Kearney


Journalist. Traveller. Pop culture connoisseur. Mark is passionate about education, the arts and social justice, especially stories affecting the LGBTI community.

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