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Significant water savings as Waimate upgrades ageing infrastructure


Waimate is making a significant saving on water which has been attributed to an upgrade of ageing infrastructure.

An urban water report presented to the Waimate District Council at Tuesday's district infrastructure meeting received a vote of thanks as the last calculation for the 2018/19 year showed the urban water loss monitoring calculation showed a large reduction in water loss.

In his report to council, water manager Paul Roberts said the percentage loss had dropped from 54.8 per cent in the 2017/18 year to 19.1 per cent for the year to October 2019. Read more