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19/03/2023
Boil Water Notice lifted for Point Howard

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14/03/2023
Boil water notice issued for Point Howard
A boil water notice has been issued for parts of Point Howard in Lower Hutt with immediate effect, following a slip located at 78 Howard Road.

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9/03/2023
New water reservoir proposed for Lower Hutt
The proposed new reservoir would be able to store 15 million litres of water, equivalent to six Olympic sized swimming pools and provide drinking water to more than 50,000 residents.

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7/03/2023
New water bridge crossing Te Awa Kairangi/Hutt River to increase water supply resilience
Construction of Whakawhirinaki: The Silverstream Water Bridge and Shared Path, carrying bulk water supplies across Te Awa Kairangi/Hutt River has begun.

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7/03/2023
Drinking water rules change, water remains safe to drink
New rules introduced by Taumata Arowai, the national water services regulator, late last year mean the Waterloo Treatment Plant no longer complies with chlorine rules. The change impacts up to 800 Lower Hutt households.

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27/02/2023
Wellington metropolitan region returning to Level 1 water restrictions today
Heading into Autumn, a long dry period is unlikely so a move back to Level 1 water restrictions is a logical decision says Laurence Edwards, Chief Advisor Drinking Water.

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24/02/2023
Wainuiomata Water Treatment Plant undertaking an upgrade to improve fluoride service
Due to a maintenance upgrade, the Wainuiomata Water Treatment Plant will be temporarily switching off fluoride service next week

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2/02/2023
Moa Point Wastewater Treatment Plant gas levels returning to normal

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31/01/2023
Wellington Water announces acting Chief Executive

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25/01/2023
Have your say on managing stormwater to reduce pollution
Wellington Water is inviting you to have your say on a draft strategy for reducing the discharge of pollution from the urban stormwater networks in Porirua, Wellington, Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt.

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