Watercare

Community Organisation

Watercare
73 Remuera Road
Remuera
Auckland 1050
38 days ago

Hunua Gorge goes down to one lane from Sunday 16 August

Maxine Clayton from Watercare

Just a reminder that a section of Hunua Gorge will be going down to one lane from Sunday 16 August, whilst Watercare constructs a new water pipe and rebuilds Papakura Water Treatment plant.

The section affected is the intersection of Dominion Road/Hūnua Road and Papakura Water Treatment Plant.

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Just a reminder that a section of Hunua Gorge will be going down to one lane from Sunday 16 August, whilst Watercare constructs a new water pipe and rebuilds Papakura Water Treatment plant.

The section affected is the intersection of Dominion Road/Hūnua Road and Papakura Water Treatment Plant.

Traffic management will be in place. Cyclists are recommended to take an alternative route.

Expect waiting times of around 20 minutes.

The work will allow Watercare to start drawing water from Hays Creek dam, which will add to Auckland's water supply.

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169 days ago

Auckland Drought -please don't waste water

Maxine Clayton from Watercare

Auckland's dams are almost half-full.


Please keep washing your hands and maintaining personal hygeine but do NOT wash your car or do any water blasting.


Take up Watercare's 4-minute shower challenge!    If everyone cut their shower time from 8 minutes to 4, we'd save 80 … View more
Auckland's dams are almost half-full.


Please keep washing your hands and maintaining personal hygeine but do NOT wash your car or do any water blasting.


Take up Watercare's 4-minute shower challenge!    If everyone cut their shower time from 8 minutes to 4, we'd save 80 million litres per day!

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326 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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338 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.

404 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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