Akaroa water restrictions lifted
10 April 2013
Akaroa water restrictions
Christchurch City Council is pleased announce
that water restrictions in Akaroa have now been
Council City Water and Waste Manager Mark
Christison says, “The recent change in weather conditions
has meant the stream levels have eased enough to lift the
water restrictions, and the water conservation efforts by
businesses and residents in the region has also been
“The dry conditions throughout the summer
have been challenging, so the on-going awareness of water
conservation is a good thing for the residents of Akaroa and
the wider region”.
Tips on how to conserve water are
available on the Council’s water conservation website: www.ccc.govt.nz/waterwise
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