New Zealand has fallen behind when it comes to looking after its water.
Napier Mayor Bill Dalton said the Napier City Council was just one of many that felt this way and something needs to be done.
The Government is reviewing how to improve the management of drinking water, stormwater and wastewater (three waters) to better support New Zealand's prosperity, health, safety and environment.
Three waters services are a core responsibility of local councils. Read more