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Wastewater Survey For Paparoa


A survey of Paparoa residential and commercial properties carried out by the Kaipara District Council has found shortcomings in 50 percent of those inspected, causing contamination of owner’s and neighbouring properties and also the Paparoa River.

A meeting has now been held in the community to form a Paparoa Wastewater Action Group which with council will explore solutions to the problem, beginning next month with a comprehensive survey in the ‘village in the valley’.

“We are carrying out dye tests throughout the Paparoa area to establish the integrity of the individual wastewater systems and how much pollution they may be causing,” said council spokesperson, Gillian Bruce. Read more