Water management

Future uncertain for water staff

Future uncertain for water staff

The Dunedin City Council has confirmed Christchurch City Council-owned company City Care has been awarded the tender to maintain Dunedin's water and wastewater network.

Water a key Dunstan issue

Tarras Water Ltd's failed attempt to get regional council funding for its irrigation scheme this year has highlighted just how controversial water has become in the Dunstan region.

Users to have say on water schemes

Users to have say on water schemes

Consumers on four North Otago rural water supplies are to be given the chance to have a say on how they should be managed and operated in the future.

Discrepancies prompt rethink

Discrepancies prompt rethink

The widening gap between annual water connection rates - Omakau residents pay 14 times more than Clyde residents - is one of the reasons behind a rethink of funding for Central Otago water and wastewater schemes.

Public asked to reduce water usage

Planning to wash your car or water your garden tomorrow or Thursday?

Call for action on waste water

Call for action on waste water

Less talk, more action is the message Cardrona Hotel manager Peter Byrne has for the Queenstown Lakes District Council over the township's waste water problems.

Bike damage to land cited

Water is the lifeblood of farming and contrary to some opinion, farmers strive to maintain its pristine quality on their properties for optimum results, a hearing in Balclutha was told yesterday.

Working party to recommend keeping city's water services in-house

A working party considering the future management of Dunedin's water, wastewater and storm water network is to recommend the city council keep the service in-house.

DCC prepares to unveil water plan

DCC prepares to unveil water plan

The Dunedin City Council faces a "pretty major" decision when plans for the management of the city's $1.6 billion water network are finally revealed, Cr Andrew Noone says.

Out-of-zone water connection for Momona residence allowed

An application for an out-of-zone connection to Dunedin's water supply has been successful.

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