Infrastructure

Beyond the Waikato: Auckland needs salt or recycled water options

Gavin Evans
Wed, 17 Feb 2021

Waikato River water alone won't meet Auckland's long-term needs
Gavin Evans
Wed, 17 Feb 2021
Watercare Services has been urged to continue investigating purified wastewater and desalination as long-term options to meet Auckland’s increasing water demand.The additional supply the city is seeking from the Waikato River is the only option that can be put in place before 2026 when rising demand is projected to have eaten into the city’s buffer for drought-level supplies, according to a study by engineering consultants Beca.While Watercare has other smaller, nearer terms options it can pursue out to 2030 – including measur...

Use the information you’ve already given Google to create your subscription.

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Law & Regulation FREE
Fewer law firm workers being paid less than minimum wage — survey
Victoria Young | Fri, 05 Mar 2021

The Aotearoa Legal Workers' Union is pleased the minimum wage campaign is working. 

Markets
My Food Bag shares fall 5% on NZX debut
Dan Brunskill | Fri, 05 Mar 2021

The shares, which were priced at $1.85 for the IPO, opened lower at $1.76.

Infrastructure FREE
Marsden Point, Northport evacuated after tsunami warning
Gavin Evans | Fri, 05 Mar 2021

Kermadec quake prompts evacuations from Northland's coast as tsunami risk assessed. 

Sponsored
ASX in NZ: Capitalising on our ‘liberty of distance’

The tyranny of distance had prepared New Zealand corporate leaders well for the pandemic. We were already adept at running global businesses from afar, and as the world locked down, our remoteness became somewhat moot and the rest of the world began operating almost as remotely as we had always done.

Sponsored
How consumers can give local businesses a boost

Why this holiday is different for New Zealand SMEs.