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As we return to Alert Level 2, our priority remains the provision of clean drinking water and safe wastewater treatment for our communities.
Wellington city’s wastewater network is getting an upgrade with construction of a new rising main in the CBD starting 17 August.
This mornings’ dawn blessing for Wellington City’s Omāroro water reservoir in the Town Belt marks the next phase of construction for the project that will provide a major lift for the city’s safe drinking water resilience.
The Wellington Region’s potable water supply and storage capacity is sufficient to adequately supply our current needs, but at Wellington Water we take a long-term approach to working with our client councils to plan for a growing population and changing environment.
Third-party work undertaken near the Lake Ferry Wastewater Treatment Plant has damaged the discharge pipework that takes wastewater from the plant to the irrigation fields. This has resulted in discharge of partially treated wastewater into the nearby wetlands. The discharge was stopped at approximately 1pm.