Of all the things Aucklanders force-flush down their toilets, wet wipes are especially concerning for Watercare.
The expansion of a controversial water bottling plant near Whakatane is splitting the local community.
Praise for the Otago Regional Council for focusing on urban water quality.
In its draft long-term plan, the council dedicated $3.32million over the next 10 years to focus on urban discharges and the effect on water quality.
Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) and the Geospatial Research Institute (GRI) are collaborating on a project which is working towards enabling real-time data federation of relevant spatial and temporal data for agencies responsible for flood risk management and to develop systems which can leverage these data into products of relevance for flood risk mitigation.
“The ups and downs of tectonics, sea-level and sediment supply in the recent geological history of Wellington Harbour” by Scott D. Nodder – Principal Scientist, Marine Geology – NIWA.
“So why do we need a Supercomputer to forecast the Weather?” by Michael Uddstrom, Principal Scientist, Environmental Forecasting – NIWA.
EWB/NZ's Humanitarian Engineering 2018 is a one-day conference which will bring together like-minded professionals in the humanitarian engineering sector to share their knowledge about sustainable development and human-centred design.
Stormwater Group Committee
Congratulations to James Reddish and Troy Brockbank, elected Chair and Deputy Chair respectively, at the recent Stormwater Group AGM; and welcome to new committee members.
Thanks to all outgoing committee members, in particular Mike Hannah and Dean Watts for their Chairmanship roles.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 awards:
So what's in the pipeline for reform? And who is going to pay to replace the ageing infrastructure? John Pfahlert is the Chief Executive of Water New Zealand and Marcus Rink is the Chief Inspector of Drinking Water at the UK's Dept of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs