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Kapiti Coast: Bore water to be mixed with river water

December 09 2010

Overnight the flow in the Waikanae River has dropped to a point where the Council will have to start supplementing the river supply with some bore water, Kāpiti Coast District Council’s Acting Group Manager Assets & Services, Sean Mallon has announced..

“The borewater being used will make up about 25% of the total flow as long as demand stays below the current level of 18.6 million litres per day.

“This daily consumption for the Waikanae/Paraparaumu/Raumati is 490 litres per person per day which is well above our peak target of 400 litres/person/day. Increased demand will mean more borewater having to be mixed into the supply.

“We intend starting the introduction of bore water later this afternoon. The mixed water will start getting through to customers by Friday evening.

“At the 25% mix rate customers should not observe any noticeable change in quality.”

However if consumption does not drop more bore water will be required.
Rain is predicted for the weekend. “If this happens and there’s enough we may be able to go back to river supply only,” Mr Mallon said.

ENDS

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