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Aucklanders urged to keep saving water

With the return of daylight savings at weekend, Aucklanders may be tempted to unleash their hoses and get cracking on spring cleaning. But Watercare would...

Council takes cautious approach to water restrictions

Auckland Council has resolved to maintain residential water restrictions for the time being and, from October 12, to slightly adjust restrictions on outdoor water...

Watercare: restrictions remain ahead of dry spring

Water restrictions are likely to remain in place this summer. A long-range weather forecast reaffirming earlier predictions of an extremely dry spring means it’s now...

Auckland Council endorses Mayor’s Emergency Budget proposal

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee today voted to endorse Mayor Phil Goff’s proposal for the Emergency Budget 2020/2021, which responds to the $750...

Dam levels rising but more rain needed

Our dams are slowly but surely filling up but are still way off water levels for this time of year. But there is still more...

Aucklanders achieve target water savings in June

Watercare chair Margaret Devlin says Aucklanders are to be commended for their water savings in June, achieving an average daily water usage of 409...

Heavy rainfall pushes dam levels above 50 per cent capacity

Auckland’s dams have received a welcome top-up pushing them to their highest level since early April. Watercare today confirmed that while the dams still need...

Auckland drought: Watercare invokes emergency powers

From today, Watercare will draw 15 million litres of water a day more from the Waikato River, using emergency powers under section 330 of...

Dam levels slowly on the rise says Watercare

The region’s dam levels are slowly edging upwards but are still way off normal capacity. According to Watercare’s latest drought status update (as at Monday),...

Dam levels rising slowly but surely

Steady and often heavy rainfall is making small but incremental rises in water levels in Auckland’s drought-hit dams. In the Hunua Ranges 14mm of rain...


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