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  • plumbing
    13 December 2021

    Heading to the bach? Flush the water when you arrive

    The good old Kiwi bach is a summer favourite. Whether you’re staying in your own or you’ve booked a holiday home. But don’t let unhealthy water spoil your fun.

    Tags: lead in drinking water   water   flush taps  
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  • Compliance
    28 July 2021

    Tapware one of main causes of lead contamination in East Otago towns

    Master Plumbers is telling the Government to stop turning a blind eye to compelling evidence that New Zealanders are being put at serious health risk by drinking water with high…

    Tags: tapware   lead in drinking water  
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  • plumbing
    12 July 2021

    New evidence shows lead still present in NZ's drinking water

    TVNZ 1's Sunday programme on 11 July profiled the risks associated with lead in our drinking water and featured Master Plumbers CEO Greg Wallace.

    Tags: lead in drinking water  
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  • plumbing
    1 November 2019

    Plumbing products - Shed the lead

    Even low levels of lead exposure can have a significant impact on children’s IQ levels, and its effects can continue to cause adverse health impacts throughout a person’s life — so why is it still used in plumbing materials? 

    Tags: lead in drinking water   plumbing products   advocacy  
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