Otago University researcher on nitrate drinking water study

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 9 Nov 2021, 3:55PM
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Otago University researcher on nitrate drinking water study

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 9 Nov 2021, 3:55PM

Up to 100 cases of bowel cancer, and 41 deaths, may be caused by nitrate-contaminated drinking water each year - with around 800,000 Kiwis exposed to levels that international studies deem a risk, new research finds.

Otago University researcher Dr Tim Chambers joined Simon Barnett and James Daniels to discuss the study.

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