Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Work on Whaanga Coast wastewater scheme progressing well

9 May 2014

Work on Whaanga Coast wastewater scheme progressing well


Construction of the new Whaanga Coast wastewater project is progressing well with 12 properties already connected to the new system and fully operational.

Waikato District Council’s contractor, Spartan Construction, have installed 90 percent of the main sewer line along Wainui Road and Upper Wainui Road with the full scheme scheduled for completion in June.


General Manager Service Delivery Tim Harty says Council is pleased with the progress made throughout the project including the feedback they’ve received for the new scheme from both residents and local iwi.

“We’ve made a determined effort to provide regular updates to property owners and key stakeholders including local iwi throughout the project and this has played a significant role in helping us stay close to our original timeline and delivering the final project within budget.”

Mr Harty says as the project nears completion, property owners who are considering signing up to the new scheme are urged to do so as soon as possible.

“Existing property owners who join the scheme before construction ends will pay a subsidised amount with Council covering 52% of the connection cost. Once the project is complete the offer isn’t available and they’ll need to contribute the full sum.”

Property owners interested in joining the scheme can call Grant Tregidga at Waikato District Council on
0800 492 452.


ENDS


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

Labour: New Figures Show Speculators Rampant

New figures released by the Reserve Bank show there’s been an explosion in mortgage lending with most of the growth going to property investors, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says. More>>

ALSO:

False Official Information Response: English's Apology Accepted

Finance Minister Bill English is being thanked for his apology to New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters... Mr English says his staff and the Treasury have searched again, and they found the document that they denied having. More>>

ALSO:

Midwives On Pay Equity: Historic Bill Of Rights Case For High Court

“We have been left with no choice.” That from Karen Guilliland, the Chief Executive of the New Zealand College of Midwives, as the organisation prepares to file a pay parity discrimination case on the basis of gender under the NZ Bill of Rights Act in the High Court. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Children’s Commission Report On CYF

Accusing the overworked and underfunded staff at Child, Youth and Family of a “dump and run culture of neglect” is the kind of luxury that a Children’s Commissioner can afford to indulge in from his own comfy perch in the bureaucracy. More>>

ALSO:

Mt Eden Prison: Serco Inquiry Extended

A two month delay to the Government investigation into prison fight clubs shows the extent of problems within the Serco circus, says Labour’s Corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news