The public could have their say on whether bottling firm Cloud Ocean Water can extract water from a deep bore at its plant in north Christchurch.
Environment Canterbury (ECan) is considering whether to appoint independent commissioner Richard Fowler, QC, to oversee a request by the company to use a 186m bore at its Belfast site so it can export 1.5 billion litres of bottled water a year.
A Nationwide Test of the Emergency Mobile Alert system will take place on Sunday 25 November between 6pm and 7pm.
Following the Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking Water, Cabinet has agreed to a range of measures to address the Inquiry’s recommendations, including some technical amendments to Part 2A of the Health Act.
The most significant effect of the bill would be to remove specific timeframes for consultation and reduce the minimum notice period for a change to drinking water standards.
Engineering NZ and Water NZ Rivers Group have confirmed their support for the upcoming 2018 Waterways Postgraduate Conference. The Rivers Group is providing some financial support to help run the day and will also be giving out two student awards for best oral and poster river management presentations.
Hear from workplace culture expert, Mareena Corbett from Yarra Valley Water at Contact Centre Summit NZ (Wellington, 21-22 November), and learn how she created a world-leading culture and work environment which effectively reduced contact centre employee attrition, and resulted in exceptional customer experience.
Engineering New Zealand/Water NZ Rivers Group 2018 Conference will be held in Palmerston North on 21 -22 November.
View the 2018 Award recipients and read their citations.