Watercare

Community Organisation

Watercare
73 Remuera Road
Remuera
Auckland 1050
23 days ago

Free public tours of Watercare's Upper Mangatawhiri Dam in the Hunua ranges

Maxine Clayton from Watercare

Watercare is inviting Aucklanders to come and learn about the dams in the Hunua ranges and see one of New Zealand's largest native forest planting projects.



Date: Saturday 16, November

Watercare staff will be giving a fascinating insight into how the five earth dams were constructed … View more
Watercare is inviting Aucklanders to come and learn about the dams in the Hunua ranges and see one of New Zealand's largest native forest planting projects.



Date: Saturday 16, November

Watercare staff will be giving a fascinating insight into how the five earth dams were constructed (1951-1977) and how they store and supply 60% of Auckland's water. You will also see our major reforrestation project, in which more than 300,000 native plants have been planted in an area once occupied by a forest.


Age limit: children must be aged five years and over and accompanied by an adult.    


Bookings are essential: open.day@water.co.nz 


A reasonable standard of fitness is required as the tour involves some walking. Please remember to wear flat, enclosed shoes (no jandals or high heels).

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34 days ago

Free public tours at Watercare’s Army Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant

Maxine Clayton from Watercare

Saturday 16 November

Watercare is hosting free guided tours of the Army Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant, located within Shakespear Regional Park, Whangaparāoa Peninsular. This is a great opportunity for a behind-the-scenes look at how a wastewater treatment plant operates. Each tour will be … View more
Saturday 16 November

Watercare is hosting free guided tours of the Army Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant, located within Shakespear Regional Park, Whangaparāoa Peninsular. This is a great opportunity for a behind-the-scenes look at how a wastewater treatment plant operates. Each tour will be hosted by the plant operators themselves, who can provide a knowledgeable and interesting insight into what happens to wastewater ‘after you flush!’

Tour times: Every 45 minutes from 9 am until 12 pm

Bookings are essential: open.day@water.co.nz

Children must be over the age of 12 years old. Please wear flat, covered footwear (no heels or jandals). A reasonable standard of fitness is required as the tour involves some walking and stairs.

101 days ago

Dog walkers celebrate return of Footrot Flats mural, Big King Reserve

Maxine Clayton from Watercare

Many thanks to all the dog owners who have posted cute photos of their pooches on the Watercare Facebook page!

The Footrot Flats mural was recently defaced by graffiti vandals. Watercare cleaned it up and restored the picture and now dozens of dog owners have responded.

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198 days ago

Traffic management on Elstree Avenue, Glen Innes

Janie Smith from Watercare

We're upgrading the wastewater network in Glen Innes and as part of the project, a new wastewater pipe is being built along Elstree Avenue. Traffic management is in place, which means there is only southbound access to Elstree Avenue. Access to the Glen Innes Pool and Leisure Centre remains … View moreWe're upgrading the wastewater network in Glen Innes and as part of the project, a new wastewater pipe is being built along Elstree Avenue. Traffic management is in place, which means there is only southbound access to Elstree Avenue. Access to the Glen Innes Pool and Leisure Centre remains open. Traffic management is expected to be in place until early 2020. Apologies for the inconvenience and thanks for your patience.

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225 days ago

Sludge spill on Mark Frod Drive, Ascot Road leading to motorway- all cleaned up

Maxine Clayton from Watercare

An Enivrowaste truck had a tail-gate failure this afternoon, resulting in a sludge spill along roads leading from the Mangere Wastewater Treatment Plant, along Mark Ford Drive, Ascot Rd towards the motorway.

A clean-up crew has now finished cleaning up the spill.

If you happened to drive through… View more
An Enivrowaste truck had a tail-gate failure this afternoon, resulting in a sludge spill along roads leading from the Mangere Wastewater Treatment Plant, along Mark Ford Drive, Ascot Rd towards the motorway.

A clean-up crew has now finished cleaning up the spill.

If you happened to drive through the spill, we recommend you take your car to a car wash. If you'd prefer to wash your car at home, please avoid contact with any sludge.

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