Check out what has been happening around the Wellington region to look after our stormwater system.

Stormwater Management Strategy

Wellington Water is committed to helping protect our harbours, rivers and streams by reducing pollution from the stormwater network. .   Read more

Closed-circuit television drain inspections

Because drains are largely hidden from view, the exact cause and nature of problems may not be immediately apparent.With the passage of time and usage, drains can deteriorate.It may take several years but drains can suffer as a result of many factors such as ground movement, construction defects and tree root invasion.   Read more

Houghton Bay leachate

Houghton Bay has a long history of discharges of leachate, which originates from the former Houghton Valley landfill and is carried to the bay via the stormwater system.   Read more