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Swimmers are being urged to keep out of water in the inner Wellington harbour due to recent tests of stormwater showing high levels of bacteria which indicate sewage contamination.
Residents in Titahi Bay, Porirua, are being asked to limit their water use after the pipe that supplies water to the suburb’s main reservoir burst this morning (Saturday, 23 February).
The Wellington suburb Brooklyn has seen an increase in water demand which is putting significant pressure on drinking-water supply to that area.
Wellington Water is asking residents to be careful with their water use as the hot weather baking the country enters a third day.
Upcoming works in Pilmuir and Copeland Street will complete a major water main upgrade for Lower Hutt that will protect water supply to Hutt Hospital even in the event of a significant earthquake. The works, between Kings Crescent and Witako Street,...