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Working towards resilience – rainfall flood risks in Porirua

01 / May / 2019

The extreme weather in Porirua over the last few years is a reminder of the flooding risks that we live with in our island nation. To help understand these risks and plan for the future, we’ve completed computer models of the likely impact of extreme rainfall on much of the urban areas of Porirua. Flood modelling helps us identify areas that are likely to be affected by extreme rainfall events.

Omāroro Water Reservoir Community Engagement Programme wins Gold Quill Award of Merit

29 / Apr / 2019

The Omāroro Water Reservoir Community Engagement Programme won the 2019 IABC Gold Quill Award of Merit!

UPDATE: Naenae reservoir

19 / Apr / 2019

Lower Hutt residents may notice an increase in the taste and odour of chlorine in their drinking water over the next couple of days.

South Wairarapa District Council to join Wellington Water

17 / Apr / 2019

South Wairarapa District Council today voted to join Wellington Water as a shareholder and become a client of its three waters management services.

Dawn blessing for city’s new water reservoir

08 / Apr / 2019

A dawn blessing for Wellington City’s planned new Omāroro water reservoir in the Town Belt marks the first phase of construction for the project that will more than double the city’s water storage.