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Selwyn Times: April 18, 2018

Selwyn Times: April 18,

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2018 Locally Owned www.star.kiwi GET CONNECTED WITH Scorch Broadband Selwyn in wartime With Anzac Day approaching, we remember The perfect image Camera club president discusses her inspiration Pages 8-9 Pages 12-13 Springston supporters out in force Springston rugby supporters Justine Mason, Colin Mason, Herb Harris and Ian Hoskin cheer on their team during Saturday’s 10-17 loss to last year’s Ellesmere competition runners-up Darfield. Springston have made a solid start in the division one combined country competition with two wins from their opening four games. •Match report and photos, pages 18-19 PHOTO: KAREN CASEY 0800 726 724 www.scorch.co.nz Decision to chlorinate Malvern water supplies upsets residents • By Georgia O’Connor-Harding RESIDENTS ARE unhappy with the district council’s decision to permanently chlorinate two key water supplies in Malvern due to the risk of contamination. The district council has confirmed it will chlorinate the Sheffield-Waddington and Malvern Hills Hartleys Rd water supplies in July and August. Malvern Hills Hartleys Rd supplies Coalgate, Glentunnel and Whitecliffs. The district council’s water services asset manager Murray England told Selwyn Times pipe breaks, backflow, illegal connections and reservoir failures in the supplies had led to the chlorination. He said the district council has written to users of both schemes informing them of their intention to permanently chlorinate the water supplies. •Turn to page 4 Need water? From consent to the pump We can help you with water wells residential irrigation lifestyle 03 324 2571 www.drilling.co.nz