23 Jan 2018

Life on the edge

This follows two reports from Niwa, warning the country tends to react to events rather than prepare for them.

Local Government New Zealand president and Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull told Nine to Noon many councils were unprepared and would not have the money to cope with erosion risk in their communities.

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Chch council gets Havelock response update

Christchurch City Council will get an update on how staff are responding to the Havelock North drinking water inquiry that set up a raft of recommendations to improve the nation's inadequate water supply.

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Timaru Council proposes water charging for infrastructure upgrade

Water meters may be on the cards for the Timaru District with the release of the area's draft financial strategy.

12 Jan 2018

Water New Zealand in the news: Technical Manager, Noel Roberts on the front page of The Dominion Post, commenting on water wastage. The article also featured data from our National Performance Review Survey

Water is one of New Zealand's most precious commodities, yet we're losing more than 101 billion litres of it every year through leaks and wastage.

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Water New Zealand in the News: Councils grappling with need to upgrade storm water systems after sewage contamination fears at Kiwi beaches

Summer sun seekers have been heading back to beaches after this week's storm, but a handful of spots are too polluted to swim in.

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Quake Centre Projects

Water New Zealand attended the annual partner workshop on the 5th December. A number of interesting projects have or are nearing completion that members may be interested in.

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