Reports starting coming in last night from all over Paraparaumu that the water had gone cloudy. While some residents have claimed there has been no noticeable change in the water, a good selection of the Kapiti Coast community have noticed the cloudy colour.

Some even going as far as to say their water had been a brown murky colour as well.

While cloudy water that clears eventually is presumably safe to drink, as the temporary fogginess is caused only by extra air in the water, discoloration of the water can be a sign of contamination.

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