A Queensland water authority has warned residents to avoid drinking water from water treatment plants unless they have a prescription.
Key points:Water suppliers say they have not had problems with water quality in months, but are concerned about how to treat it, especially with the introduction of condensateThe Queensland Government says water treatment works are safeWater supply from a water treatment plant at Davis Water Treatment Facility in Brisbane is now being treated with condensates after water quality has been deemed to be poor, the Queensland Government said.
A number of water supplies in Queensland, including the State Government’s own, are being treated by condensators.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said water supply was not being treated properly.
“This has been a problem for a number of years.
We’ve had problems that have caused the water to be very salty, and we’ve had water that has not been properly treated,” Ms Palasczuk told ABC News.”
What we’ve been doing is we’ve taken it apart and we’re trying to treat the water as we normally would.”
Ms Palasnz said a number water suppliers were also being told not to drink their water.
“Some of them are saying, ‘we can’t drink our water, we’ve got a condition’,” she said.
“They’re telling us, ‘you’ve got to keep your water temperature below 15C and you’ve got water that is not working.'”
She said it was not unusual for people to have issues when drinking water was being treated.
“We know that we’re not the only state that’s had this problem, and it’s something we’re concerned about as well,” she said.
“But Queensland Water Minister Peter Barilaro said there had been no complaints about water quality.”
There’s been no problems in water quality that’s been affected by the condensator, and I think it’s important that people understand that,” he said.
Quebec’s Health Minister Joanna Long is concerned about the condition of water supply in the state, but said the state’s health authorities were working closely with water companies to ensure water supplies were safe.”
Water is a critical resource and we do have to make sure that it is safe and we have to protect our people from any health risks associated with drinking it,” she told the ABC.”
It’s also important that the water system is working, and that’s what the Health Department is doing.
“Queenslanders have until the end of August to register their concerns about water treatment.
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