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Action needed on Nelson drought

Some people in the community have an understanding of the seriousness of the Nelson and area drought but others have not.

This from Jan Inglis who is among a group of concerned residents – including climate change advocates and local politicians – who want more done to address the issue.

They have written an open letter calling on local government to do more to highlight the level 4 water restrictions and the need for conservation and carbon emissions reduction.

Inglis says they’re planning a community forum in the spring and with another dry winter in the forecast Nelson’s water shortage may yet get worse.

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