28 Sep 2016

Water New Zealand welcomes “common sense” legal ruling over fluoridation

Water New Zealand chief executive John Pfahlert says the Court of Appeal ruling supporting the South Taranaki District Council’s decision to fluoridate its water supply means that common sense has prevailed and he says this is good news for dental health in the community.

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South Taranaki District Council Appeal Court Fluoridation ruling

27 September 2016

Media Release and Press Summary

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Connexis Industry Training - Programme and unit standard consultation – National Certificate in Water Treatment (Small Scale Systems) Level 3

The aim of this consultation is to gather expert opinions and suggestions on whether the programme of unit standards will effectively meet the qualification outcomes, and whether the content of the unit standards sufficient, appropriate and fit for purpose to assess candidates’ competence.

29
Sep
River Management Workshop & Field Trip

The workshop will be an open discussion forum, to exchange experiences and examples of river management throughout New Zealand. The discussions will be facilitated around five general themes, and the discussions will be focused by case studies

29
Sep
IPENZ, Water New Zealand and Rivers Group Tauranga Regional Meeting

IPENZ Tauranga Branch, together with the Rivers Group and WaterNZ Modelling and Stormwater Groups are pleased to invite all engineers, environmental practitioners and other interested parties based in the Tauranga area to attend two paired presentations on issues associated with management of an urban stream outletting to the coast.

05
Oct
The WATERLINKS FORUM 2016, Manila, Philippines - Water & Climate

WaterLinks, the leading organization in water operator partnerships (WOP) across developing Asia, will be holding the WATERLINKS FORUM 2016, on 5-7 October 2016, at the Dusit Thani Hotel, in Manila, Philippines.

05
Oct
Stormwater and Rivers Group Hamilton Regional Meeting

Water New Zealand’s Stormwater Group and IPENZ’s River Group welcomes all members and non-members of both organisations to attend a joint Regional Meeting in Hamilton

13 Sep 2016

Inquiry provides for much-needed review of drinking water

Water New Zealand says the inquiry into the Havelock North campylobacter outbreak provides a much-needed opportunity to focus on the way drinking water is managed across New Zealand.

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HAVELOCK NORTH WATER CHLORINATION: BRENT MANNING RESPONDS TO MP STUART NASH

Mr Nash wrongly attributed a recent Radio NZ interview http://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=201812605

to me rather than Chief Executive John Pfahlert who gave the interview, however as President of Water New Zealand I have been happy to respond to Mr Nash.

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HAVELOCK NORTH WATER CONTAMINATION UPDATE

Well, it’s been an interesting 3 weeks since the outbreak of campylobacter in Havelock North. The outbreak is probably going to be a game changer in terms of the way we approach water treatment in New Zealand going forward. It’s certainly going to affect the work plan of the Association in the coming months.

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