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Hastings council welcomes Government’s Three Waters review


The Government’s Three Waters Review is being welcomed by the Hastings District Council, which is well on its way to achieving many of the review’s aims already.

Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta led the multi-agency review that investigated the state and performance of New Zealand’s drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems.

The review was established by the Government following the Havelock North water inquiry to look at the challenges facing the three waters system and how to make improvements.

Among the major outcomes sought were safe, acceptable and reliable drinking water, better environmental performance of water services, and efficient, sustainable and resilient water services – at an affordable cost for communities. Read more