PHOTO: The new Acute Services Building at Christchurch Hospital. Photo credit: Katie Todd / RNZ
Experts are checking for mould growth after a flood inside Christchurch’s new, and so far unopened, $500 million hospital building.
Four levels of walls and ceilings in one of two towers were damaged this month when a faulty valve flooded the Acute Services Hagley building.
The wallboards and ceiling tiles have been taken off to dry it out and allow a full inspection.
The Health Ministry said it is still considering if this will push back the handover to the health board meant to take place in August.
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