News

Back to work on Omāroro Reservoir Pipelines

Published 30/04/2020

Plans have been approved to restart work on the pipelines under Alert Level 3 conditions with strict measures to protect workers on site, residents and other members of the public. And, even with the five week break for Alert level 4 and the new working arrangements impacting productivity, we are still on track to have Wallace Street open again to through traffic by mid-June.

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Pipelines Progress

Published 06/03/2020

Work on the Omāroro Reservoir pipelines is progressing well and with the closure of Wallace Street is on track to be completed by our mid-year target date. Here's an update on what's happening from our regular community briefings.

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Updates on Omāroro Reservoir Pipelines

Published 03/02/2020

Since Wallace Street was closed to through traffic on 5 January good progress has been made on both installing the new bulk main and upgrading existing services.

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Preparing for the Wallace St closure

Published 18/12/2019

With the end of the year nigh and the pending closure of Wallace Street from Sunday 5 January to mid--2020, here's an update on preparations to ensure everyone's ready for the New Year changes.

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Parking, bus stops and pedestrian crossing

Published 16/12/2019

To better suit community needs, we've made some changes to planned parking allocation during the closure of Wallace Street.

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Bus routes and stops during Wallace St closure

Published 28/11/2019

Wondering what happens to buses during the closure of Wallace Street starting from the 5th of January 2019? Here's what you need to know.

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Omāroro Reservoir Pipelines Update

Published 22/11/2019

Here's an overview of what's been happening and what's coming next as we build a new reservoir to make our city better prepared in the event of disruption and disaster.

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A closer look at the Wallace St closure

Published 19/11/2019

Wallace Street will be closed from the 5th of January through to mid-2020 to allow us to install major pipes to connect to the Omāroro water reservoir. We've prepared these maps so you can see what that means for local streets.

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Ready to connect

Published 05/11/2019

We’re progressing into the next stage of pipeline works that will connect the future Omāroro reservoir to bulk drinking water supply pipes.

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Pipelines: where we're at and what's next

Published 25/10/2019

We’ve made good progress on all fronts this month with work progressing well on Hargreaves Street, Wallace Street, Finlay Terrace and Howard Street.

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Pipelines work progresses into Howard Street

Published 17/09/2019

Work begins in Howard Street this week, preparing for the installation of the bulk water main.

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Wright Street Bus Diversion

Published 28/08/2019

Several Wellington bus services will be affected while works are carried out in Wallace Street for the Omāroro Reservoir Pipelines Project.

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