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LETTER: Te Mato Vai – Dealing with ‘shoddy’ pipework

Friday 20 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Letters to the Editor, Opinion

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LETTER: Te Mato Vai – Dealing with ‘shoddy’ pipework
CCECC workers carrying out work on the replacement of Rarotonga’s rings mains in 2014. EMMANUEL SAMOGLOU / 20111345

"So tragic and so avoidable ... a water system, especially in a climate where winter frost protection isn’t a problem, is a simple thing. With materials meeting the standards of Canada, the USA, etc., a domestic water distribution system should require little to no significant maintenance for 50 years or more."

"So tragic and so avoidable ... a water system, especially in a climate where winter frost protection isn’t a problem, is a simple thing. With materials meeting the standards of Canada, the USA, etc., a domestic water distribution system should require little to no significant maintenance for 50 years or more."


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