Whangamata water shut taking a little longer than expected
Whangamata water shut taking a little longer
Whangamata emergency water shut on The Drive is taking a
little longer than expected due to the number of pipes
feeding water to an area that began leaking last
Our initial shut only affected The Drive, but now
we are extending the area into Otahu Rd, Achilles Ave,
McKellar Pl, Hilton Dr and Park Ave.
As soon as we've cut
the water to the leak on The Drive, the fix itself shold
only take a few minutes.
We apologise for the
inconvenience and thank you for your
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