The troublesome Taumarunui Town Pool is still not open for summer but the Ruapehu District Council is hopeful it will be before the end of the month. The council has repaired several leaks in the pool but is still worried about chlorinated water leaching into surrounding waterways and harming aquatic life. Community Property Team Leader Rebecca van Orden said “This has been a very frustrating problem to solve and we still cannot say with absolute certainty where the bulk of the water loss was occurring from,”

“It has been a slow process of methodically working our way around the pool trialling a fix and then waiting to see its impact.

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