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Longer days, shorter sprinkler use

29 / Sep / 2018

Residential garden watering restrictions come into effect this Sunday and are in place during daylight saving months (30 September 2018-7 April 2019) in Lower Hutt, Porirua and Wellington. Upper Hutt garden watering restrictions apply all year round. These restrictions allow for...

Fulton Hogan named as Wellington Water’s preferred network maintenance partner

14 / Sep / 2018

Wellington Water has named Fulton Hogan as their preferred maintenance and operations partner. The new contract, in place from July 2019, is anticipated to be for a minimum of ten years and is subject to negotiations.

Trial by insect - innovative sludge reduction research

24 / Aug / 2018

We have been working with a Palmerston North based start-up Prescient Nutrition, who approached us late last year about whether we could spare some wastewater sludge for a trial to covert bio waste away from landfills. We were more than happy to send a few kilograms from the 65 tonnes a day going to landfill.

Porirua flooding drop-in sessions

09 / Jul / 2018

Porirua City Council and Wellington Water are holding some drop-in evenings to discuss the latest flooding hazards that we have been modelling and mapping in Titahi Bay, Porirua CBD, Plimmerton and Cannons Creek.

Philip Barry appointed to Wellington Water Board of Directors

25 / Jun / 2018

Wellington Water is pleased to welcome Philip Barry to its Board of Directors, starting 1 July 2018.