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Soaring water consumption prompts warning, water patrols

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 4:47 pm | Wellington Water

Wellington Water is calling on the residents of Wellington, Porirua and the Hutt Valley to cut back on their water use this weekend, and make sure they observe garden watering restrictions. A prolonged dry spell, with more to come according to forecasters, ... More >>

One year on – and the water message is the same

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 3:17 pm | Wellington Water

Wellingtonians need to have up to 120 litres each of stored water to help them get through the first seven days following a major earthquake, advises the council-owned water network company Wellington Water. More >>

Buick Street public fountain to reopen on Monday 26 June

Friday, 23 June 2017, 8:27 pm | Wellington Water

Buick Street public fountain to reopen on Monday 26 June The Buick Street public fountain will be open again from late morning, Monday 26 June. The fountain was closed in mid-April due to water from the Waiwhetu Aquifer testing positive for E.coli for ... More >>

Aquifer water back on tap for public

Friday, 16 June 2017, 3:08 pm | Wellington Water

Hutt Valley residents and others in the Wellington region with a taste for water drawn straight from the Waiwhetu Aquifer will soon be able to get their preferred drop from the Buick Street taps in Petone, Lower Hutt. More >>

Water quality investigations making progress

Monday, 29 May 2017, 12:46 pm | Wellington Water

Investigations into possible causes and consequences of the recent detection of bacteria in aquifer water supplied to Lower Hutt and Wellington are now well under way. More >>

Chlorination of Lower Hutt’s water supply to continue

Saturday, 22 April 2017, 1:37 pm | Wellington Water

The recent chlorination of Lower Hutt’s water supply is to continue while investigations into the source of recent positive E.coli test results are underway. The water remains safe to drink. More >>

Seaview Wastewater Treatment Plant outfall repair

Friday, 7 April 2017, 12:33 pm | Wellington Water

7 April 2017 Seaview Wastewater Treatment Plant outfall pipe repair Fully treated wastewater is currently being diverted into the Waiwhetu Stream as a result of a joint failure in the Seaview Wastewater Treatment Plant outfall pipe early this morning. ... More >>

Auckland’s water crisis – can it happen here?

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 2:40 pm | Wellington Water

Auckland’s current water crisis begs the question, could a severe weather event result in a similar problem for our area? Thankfully, the answer is that it’s unlikely due to how we source and manage our water. More >>

Discharge from Moa Point Wastewater Treatment Plant

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 11:30 am | Wellington Water

16 March 2017 Discharge from Moa Point Wastewater Treatment Plant (Wellington) Last night there was a discharge of untreated wastewater from the Moa Point Wastewater Treatment Plant due to equipment failure. The discharge occurred at the short outfall ... More >>

Where’s the water going?

Friday, 10 March 2017, 10:33 am | Wellington Water

Not all the water that’s treated and sent on its way to Wellington’s central business district (CBD) arrives where it should. To help find out where water is being lost from Wellington City Council’s water supply network, Wellington Water ... More >>

Road works – south of Paremata Bridge

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 2:37 pm | Wellington Water

Wellington Water will be carrying out essential maintenance to the water main located under State Highway 1, south of the Paremata Bridge, from Monday 27 February to Friday 10 March. This work is important as it helps improve the resilience of the water ... More >>

Road works – Paremata Bridge

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 2:27 pm | Wellington Water

Wellington Water will be carrying out essential maintenance to the water main located under the Paremata Bridge, from Sunday 29 January to Thursday 23 February. This work is important as it helps improve the resilience of the water supply to Plimmerton ... More >>

Busy time for water works in the CBD over Christmas

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 9:23 am | Wellington Water

Wellington Water is working over summer to install a new wastewater system beneath part of Taranaki Street and a new water main for Allen Street. More >>

A new reservoir for Sweetacres Drive, Lower Hutt

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 3:51 pm | Wellington Water

Residents in the Sweetacres Drive area getting a new reservoir for 2017, due to be finished in September next year. More >>

Prince of Wales Reservoir Open Day

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 4:35 pm | Wellington Water

Wellington Water is inviting residents and others to an open day to find out about consenting the reservoir that is proposed to be built in Prince of Wales park, Mount Cook. More >>

Call for feedback on discharging treated wastewater options

Friday, 11 November 2016, 2:50 pm | Wellington Water

The community is being asked for feedback on potential options for temporary discharges of treated wastewater from the Seaview Wastewater Treatment Plant. More >>

Road works on The Terrace, Wellington

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 12:27 pm | Wellington Water

Road works are set to begin on The Terrace next week as Wellington Water begins work to renew some of the stormwater and wastewater pipes buried beneath The Terrace. More >>

How to save money when you shower!

Monday, 4 July 2016, 4:05 pm | Wellington Water

Looking at buying a new washing machine? Want to save money when you shower? Then check out Wellington Water’s new shower and laundry information leaflets. More >>

Paremata Bridge lane closure from Wednesday 29 June

Monday, 27 June 2016, 4:08 pm | Wellington Water

Wellington Water will be carrying out urgent repairs to the water main located under the Paremata Bridge from Wednesday 29 June to Friday 1 July. The water main is leaking and needs repairing. More >>

Dry weather takes toll on water supply

Friday, 5 February 2016, 2:44 pm | Wellington Water

Wellington Water is calling for householders to be water smart as the run of dry weather has led to a dramatic jump in consumption. More >>

 

 

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