66 days ago

COVID-19: What we're doing

Grace from Hutt City Council

10am UPDATE:
Silverstream Landfill - Silverstream Landfill is closed to the public from 5pm Tuesday 24 March.

From Wednesday 25 March waste will be accepted from existing account holders only. The landfill will be closed to account holders on Saturday afternoons and all Sunday.

If you are not an existing account holder and need to urgently dispose of hazardous waste please email wlg@tonkintaylor.co.nz.

The Earthlink recycling facility is now closed. Hold onto these items for now or you may know someone else who could use them.

See our website for more information.

Days Bay Wharf - The Days Bay Wharf will be closed off for the duration of the lockdown.

The East by West Ferry stopped operating on Monday 23 March and will be out of operation for a minimum of 4 weeks.

More messages from your neighbours
2 hours ago

⚠️UPDATE: VICTORIA STREET PIPE BURST⚠️

The Team from Wellington Water

Good progress has been made to repair a wastewater pipe in Victoria Street in the Wellington CBD, after it burst last night.

The pipe is being excavated and the point of the burst has been found. It is a 300mm, cast iron pipe, that records show was installed in 1961. We are currently planning to replace two six-metre sections of pipe with new, concrete-lined steel, which is a more resilient material. All going well we hope to complete the repair today, with full reinstatement completed tomorrow (Saturday).

Traffic is down to a single lane for a small part of Victoria Street near Harris Street and motorists are being asked to avoid the area if they can, or to expect minor delays.

Normal wastewater flows have been managed by the use of sucker trucks transferring wastewater from the nearby pumping station to a point further along the wastewater network, and by diverting flow into another wastewater pipe in Wakefield Street.

More visual inspections were carried out along the waterfront this morning, with no visible signs of a discharge. Water quality testing will continue, and warning signs remain in place until given the all clear by regional public health.

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3 hours ago

PBT couriers

Nadine from Maungaraki

Anyone else having issues with PBT, three weeks running they have being going to re-deliver a parcel. A card was left in our box despite being given permission to leave, they won't allow pick ups and have said they will redeliver some time next week - and that was three weeks ago and each week since!

5 hours ago

⚠️UPDATE: VICTORIA STREET PIPE BURST⚠️

The Team from Wellington Water

Work is under way to repair a wastewater pipe in Victoria Street in the Wellington CBD, after it burst last night.

Traffic is down to a single lane for a small part of Victoria St and motorists are being asked to avoid the area if they can, or to expect minor delays.

The burst caused a minor overflow. Signs warning of the risk have been placed on the waterfront and a visual inspection showed no sign of any discharge. Water quality testing will be undertaken from today.

The pipe will be excavated today to assess the extent of the burst, then repairs carried out. All going well work may be completed today, but it could take longer to complete reinstatement of the area.

We’ll provide a further update on repair progress around midday.