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Community effort lowers water alert level

Published: 25/01/2018

Waipa district has dropped to water alert level two following a decrease in water use by Waipa residents.

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No sprinklers: Waipa moves to Water Alert Level 3

Published: 18/12/2017

Water use in Waipa district has hit a record high for December, prompting a move to Water Alert Level 3 - effective immediately.

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Save water, Council warns

Published: 12/12/2017

Waipa District Council is warning further water restrictions will be necessary if residents don’t start cutting back their water use.

 

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Water thieves warned to back off

Published: 23/11/2015

Private companies that take Waipa water without permission have been warned to stop or face possible prosecution.

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All water restrictions lifted across Waipa

Published: 08/04/2015

The last of the water restrictions for Waipa have been lifted as from today (8 April).

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Water restrictions lifted for parts of Waipa

Published: 20/03/2015

Water restrictions have been lifted completely for Cambridge, Kihikihi, Pukerimu and Ohaupo as of today (20 March).
Te Awamutu and Pirongia are the only towns that will continue to have water restrictions and will remain at Water Alert Level 3 which means no use of sprinklers at any time.

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Weather conditions ignite concerns for Waipa

Published: 28/01/2015

“Every drop really does count at this time of year. Water Alert Level 3 means there is a total ban on sprinklers but we are asking residents to look at ways they can save water indoors and out.”

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​Cambridge water use through the roof

Published: 23/01/2015

Waipa is now at Water Alert Level 3 and while low water supply is the key issue in Te Awamutu, for Cambridge people are simply using too much water.

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Waipa District moves to Water Alert Level 3

Published: 22/01/2015

Low water supplies in Te Awamutu and high water use in Cambridge has forced Waipa District to move to Water Alert Level 3 – effective from today, Thursday 22 January.

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Waipa moves to Water Alert Level 2

Published: 12/01/2015

After just over a week at Water Alert Level One, a prolonged spell of dry warm weather and high water demand has prompted Waipa District to move to Water Alert Level 2 – effective today (12 January).

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Waipa facing millions in water spend

Published: 25/11/2014

Waipa District Council has released broad costs on two options being considered to resolve and future-proof the district’s water supply.

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Waipa people must use less water

Published: 25/11/2014

Waipa residents are being asked to reduce the amount of water they use per person.

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