Those living and working in flood-prone businesses and
households will be reminded of the risk this week when staff
from the Queenstown Lakes District Council and the Otago
Regional Council start their annual flood awareness campaign.
Road repairs in the Waitaki district will "step up" next week
once floodwaters have receded and it becomes clearer what
work needs to be done after heavy rain during the past
fortnight culminated in major flooding this week.
Farmers, residents and businesses in North Otago and East
Otago start a massive clean-up today, following two weeks of
rain which caused an estimated $1 million in flood damage,
but the MetService has warned more wet weather is on the