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Precautionary Boiled Water Notice- Punakaiki Water Supply

8th January, 2018
Consumers on the Punakaiki water supply are advised that a precautionary boiled water notice is in effect immediately due to the need to introduce raw water to the reservoir tanks. High usage and a recent water leak has resulted in the treated water reservoir becoming very low. Raw water has been introduced to ensure continuity […] Read more »

Water restrictions now in place for Reefton

2nd January, 2018
Due to low reservoir levels and higher than normal usage, consumers on the Reefton water supply are requested to restrict the amount of water they use each day. To enable the treated water reservoir to recover, consumers are asked to restrict the amount of water used as much as possible. This includes garden irrigation, car […] Read more »

Water Conservation Notice- Reefton Water Supply

19th December, 2017
The Reefton Water Supply reservoir has recovered sufficiently to allow water restrictions to be downgraded to conservation usage. Conservation measures are expected to remain in place over the duration of this on-going dry period. Water saving tips are available by clicking here Council appreciates residents cooperation during this time. Read more »

Westport and Carters Beach Water Supply: Low Pressure

18th December, 2017
Consumers on the Westport and Carters Beach water supply are advised that the supply will be operating on low pressure on Tuesday 19 December from 10.00am until approximately 3.00pm to allow for urgent repairs to the 14 inch trunk main. Normal pressure will be resumed as soon as possible. Some consumers may experience very low […] Read more »

Media Release-Don’t be too late to have your say about Buller Rates Overhaul

15th December, 2017
Buller District Council is proposing to change the way rates are calculated and wants to hear what ratepayers think about it. “Submissions close on Monday and we would like to remind all ratepayers of this to give them a last opportunity to put a submission in over the weekend” says Buller District Council CEO Andy […] Read more »

Contract 17/18/09: Westport Water Supply No. 1 Water Tunnel Repairs

7th December, 2017
Suitably experienced contractors are invited to tender for the above contract. This work involves the detailed and comprehensive preparation of a WorkSafe NZ approved methodology for tunnel entry, stabilisation works and pipe installation. Physical works include, but are not limited to: tunnel entry and stabilisation, as well as the installation and commissioning of approximately 500 […] Read more »

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