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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...

More rain please – weekend rain does little for dam levels

Auckland may have had plenty of rain over the long weekend however it's barely made a difference to dam levels heavily impacted by drought. The...

Auckland Council to make decision on water restrictions

Auckland Council’s Emergency Committee will today consider introducing mandatory water restrictions in response to the ongoing drought, which despite recent rainfall has resulted in...

Aucklanders support calls to save water as drought continues

A survey of 500 Aucklanders has found that 97 percent of people believe it’s important to save water right now. Watercare chief executive Raveen Jaduram...

Water crisis: Tanks run dry in east Auckland

Tank water owners are under the pump as the ongoing drought has seen many run dry. The warm, dry conditions to start the year have...

Is local government delivering for Aucklanders?

East Auckland residents will no doubt have noticed the Auckland Council elections are in full swing with numerous candidate billboards in place across town. As...


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