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Millions needed for works


Millions of dollars of South Wairarapa’s drinking water assets will be up to par after the district council rubber-stamped releasing funds for urgent work.

South Wairarapa District Council has committed $500,000 of its reserves to ensure urgent work is completed to meet Wellington Water standards.

The total cost of all improvements could be anywhere from $2.3 million to $5.6m.

The council signed up with the six-council specialist company in October, and quickly found that further infrastructure investment was needed.  Read More