Update on reducing flood risk

Published 30/03/2022

Wellington Water project team and Porirua City Council (PCC) staff thank community members who joined a meeting on reducing flood risk in and around James Street on Sunday 27 March. 

An outline of the investigations into the issues and potential options for reducing flood risk was presented by Wellington Water Project Director Lyndie McMillan and Project Manager Josh Wright with the support of PCC Principal Advisor – Environment Ben Fountain, PCC Parks & City Services Operations Manager Mark Hammond and PCC Chief Advisor Olivia Dovey.

Project Director Lyndie McMillan says there was a lot of very useful feedback and input from those attending and this will be considered by the team.

To read a full summary of the meeting, including the challenges, what we know from modelling, the long list of options and next steps click here