Let's look after our wastewater network!

Whenever you flush a toilet, have a shower, or unplug a sink, that water flows through your plumbing and into the public wastewater network. It's important that we all look after our wastewater network by only flushing the 3 P's: Pee, Poo and (toilet) Paper, to avoid blockages that take time and money to fix.

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Our Text Alert service allows you to register your address and receive text notifications when there is a water outage or incident in your area. Register in three easy steps.

Text ‘HELLO’ to 8090 to register.

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Work begins on major wastewater upgrade for Wellington CBD

Work began this morning on the first stage of a major upgrade of wastewater infrastructure for Wellington’s CBD – the five project Wellington CBD Wastewater Renewals and Upgrades programme.

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New wetland restores natural environment to central Porirua

Te Kukuwai o Toa is the name gifted by Ngāti Toa Rangatira to the new wetland at Elsdon Park. The name was formally unveiled at a dawn ceremony today. The wetland has been developed in partnership between Wellington Water, Porirua City Council and Ngāti Toa with funding from the Ministry for the Environment Freshwater Improvement Fund.  It will help reduce flooding and naturally filter stormwater before it runs into Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour.

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Wellington Water advises a Moa Point wastewater treatment plant clarifier is being repaired which may result in reduced capacity in high rainfall events.

Wellington Water is advising residents that there may be more frequent discharges of partially treated, diluted wastewater into Cook Strait from the Moa Point Wastewater Treatment Plant this winter due to one of the plant’s three clarifiers needing repair.

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Service Updates

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Brightwater Crescent, Totara Park

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A number of properties have been affected.

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Brightwater Crescent, Totara Park

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Updated: Jul 6, 2022 | 10:08:43 AM

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Tauherenikau River Pipe Crossing: long-term renewal project

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Having completed an interim repair of the Tauherenikau River Pipe Crossing, Wellington Water are now working on a project, alongside partners Holmes Consulting and Stantec, to assess long-term solutions for the pipeline

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Updated: Jul 4, 2022 | 4:53:45 PM

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Donald Street Pump Station

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Wellington Water is upgrading the Donald Street, Featherston Wastewater Pump Station. Work is scheduled to start in November 2023 and be completed by approximately March 2024, taking about four months to complete.

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Updated: Jul 1, 2022 | 2:44:46 PM

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