27 Sep 2016

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.

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Are Christchurch City Councillors playing Russian roulette over drinking water?

The decision by Christchurch’s Mayor and Councillors to reject the advice of staff and vote against chlorinating the water supply to 80,000 households is putting residents at continued risk of illness, says Water New Zealand Chief Executive John Pfahlert.

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Don’t forget urban waterways – World Rivers Day

Pollution from urban stormwater is putting pressure on communities and local authorities in their efforts to ensure our rivers and waterways remain healthy.

27
Sep
Chemical Handling

The chemical handling course is designed to inform and assess the knowledge and understanding of personnel who are required to be certified as “approved handlers”.

28
Sep
Chemical Handling

The chemical handling course is designed to inform and assess the knowledge and understanding of personnel who are required to be certified as “approved handlers”.

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.

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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