Mayors up and down the country remain divided over a proposed centralised water reform programme, with some concerned about being losers in the divvy up of assets, and others focused on the loss of local powers.
A climate change researcher says local and central government must stop allowing houses to be built in at-risk areas and we should no longer rely on flood protection infrastructure such as stopbanks to protect against climate change-induced major weather events.
The equation for measuring water purity has been corrected but a freshwater ecologist questions whether this adjustment is sufficient to prevent pollution. The official equation measuring the human impact on groundwater has been revised to better reflect levels of pollution.
Join Ōtautahi Christchurch’s Young Water Professionals for an interactive discussion with Water New Zealand Board Member Troy Brockbank
Taumata Arowai will provide an update on their establishment and work underway.
Young Water Professionals and Women in Engineering present INDUSTRY INSIGHTS
Get your entries in for the 2021 Water New Zealand Excellence Awards, it is a great way to give your team and your organisation the recognition they deserve. And, if you are a Water New Zealand member and you missed our latest Three Waters Reform update webinar, you can now watch it online.
Ngā mihi o te tau hou! Happy Matariki!
In this week's Pipeline, read about the water stars of Matariki and hear what Matariki means to some of our members. Plus, if you haven't already registered, you have until 16 July to take advantage of the Earlybird and Group registration packages for the Water New Zealand Conference and Expo.
Water New Zealand Backflow Conference earlybird sale ends soon, get in quick to receive a huge discount.
In this week's Pipeline; New Zealanders rank drinking water as our number one infrastructure issue, the Water New Zealand Conference & Expo draft programme is online, and register for the next Taumata Arowai update.