Our water systems are at the forefront of climate change impacts. This Special Interest Group’s (SIG) mission is to provide leadership across the New Zealand water sector to enable it to act to limit the effects of climate change to a temperature change of 1.5 degrees Celsius. We actively work across all three waters to provide guidance to meet ‘zero carbon’ goals and adapt to the impacts and risks of a changing climate.
Membership consists of professionals working across the water infrastructure supply chain including network managers and operators, consultants, contractors and suppliers.
The Group's objectives are to:
Membership of the groups is open to all Water New Zealand members. If you are a member and wish to belong to one of the special interest groups, make sure you are logged in, then simply send an email via the contact form at the bottom of this page.
If you are not a current member, visit our membership page for more information. Remember to tick the appropriate Special Interest Group box when completing the Membership Application form.
This document provides guidelines for accounting for methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions from municipal wastewater treatment, discharge and sludge processing in New Zealand. Emissions from on-site septic tanks are also covered.