The Cross Harbour Pipeline project is led by Wellington Water, which manages the region's drinking water, stormwater and wastewater on behalf of the Greater Wellington Regional Council and the region's four cities of Wellington, Porirua, Upper Hutt and Lower Hutt.
This project involves:
- Greater Wellington Regional Council is the project funder. The regional council is responsible for collecting and treating all bulk water and drinking water for the region and distributing it to the main reservoirs of Wellington, Hutt, Lower Hutt and Porirua cities. The four city councils then supply the water from these reservoirs to homes and businesses. The regional council is also the regulatory authority for Wellington Harbour
- Wellington City Council is responsible for consenting the pipeline infrastructure where it enters the city from Evans Bay and connects to the city network. The project will also serve the needs of the city's homes, insitutitions and businesses.
- Hutt City Council is responsible for consenting the pipeline infrastructure from Waiwhetu Aquifer to where it departs at Seaview.
- Local iwi Taranaki Whānui ki Te Upoko o Te Ika (Taranaki Whānui) are Treaty of Waitangi partners and have been involved at all stages of the project from objective setting, through to planning and management