scoop.co.nz 19 Mar, 2021 00:45 am

Hutt City Council Invests In Knowing Your Pipes Project To Address Water Quality

Hutt City Council Invests In Knowing Your Pipes Project To Address Water Quality
Hutt City Council, in collaboration with Wellington Water, is taking steps to proactively reduce the amount of wastewater (sewage) that gets into the environment before it is treated. Funds totalling $250k have been set aside for a private drainage investigation ...

Hutt City Council, in collaboration with Wellington Water, is taking steps to proactively reduce the amount of wastewater (sewage) that gets into the environment before it is treated." The Knowing Your Pipes initiative was established by Wellington Water, a Council Controlled Organisation (CCO), which provides shared water network services to Hutt City Council and five other councils across the Greater Wellington region.Hutt City Council joins Porirua City Council and Wellington City Council in funding Wellington Water’s Knowing Your Pipes initiative, while other Councils in the region are also considering it." With scale, Wellington Water would be able to invest in technology to support this work far more quickly than is currently possible.

The Knowing Your Pipes Project joins two other projects in Lower Hutt focussed on improving three waters assets and environmental water quality.We know that our residents will be supportive of an initiative that helps protect public health as well as the tāonga that is our river and other waterways," says Mayor Barry.

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