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Door still open for shared water company between Waipa and Hamilton


Hamilton City Council is holding the door open for a shared water company with Waipa District Council after a potential judicial review of the decision was received by Waipa.

After receiving the warning of a judicial review, Hamilton City Council understand that Waipa is seeking legal advice in light of the notice.

The Hamilton council resolved on December 12 last year to establish a Shared Waters Management Company with Waipa District Council, but on December 19, the Waipa council declined to proceed with a shared water company by a narrow majority.

The shared water company would manage water, wastewater and stormwater services for the region. Read more