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Water restrictions move to Level 2

21 / Jan / 2022

Following the recent warm and dry weather, a significant increase in water use, and dropping river levels, a ban on the use of sprinklers and irrigation systems is being put in place for metropolitan Wellington and South Wairarapa.

Water restrictions on water races

21 / Jan / 2022

Following the recent warm and dry weather and a significant drop in river levels, restrictions have been placed on the water takes from the Waiohine River.

Start date announced for pipe duplication project

14 / Dec / 2021

Hutt Valley residents are set to benefit from an ambitious project that will strengthen the local wastewater network in event of a major earthquake.

Paremata project forging ahead, despite the deluge

10 / Dec / 2021

As we dry ourselves off from the most recent weather bomb to explode over the Wellington region, you could be forgiven for thinking we’d taken a brief step back in time. We were last left this drenched over two dismal days in mid-July, which caused a section of pipe between the Whitford Brown interchange and Paremata to burst twice.

Never a dull moment

3 / Dec / 2021

Sheena O’Brien is 22 and came to Wellington Water straight from the University of Canterbury. Auckland-born she’s settled into Wellington and is enjoying her first full-time role.