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

 

Local Contractors Continue Inglewood’s Multi-million Dollar Water Project

The $8 million dollar project to improve Inglewood’s drinking water is back in full swing following the Covid-19 lockdown using local contractors Downer.

The next phase of the three-year upgrade of Inglewood’s water network is about to get under way with the installation of two modern flow meters at each of the town’s two reservoirs at the Inglewood Water Treatment Plant. These will replace the existing, aged single flow meter at these sites and help better manage the town’s water supply.

“A huge thank you to the people of Inglewood for their patience as we continue work on this $8 million project to help reduce the likelihood of discoloured water coming out of people’s taps every now and then. So far more than 8 kilometres of pipes have been replaced and when we’re finished, we’ll have replaced nearly half the town’s water pipes, some 13 kilometres worth,” says NPDC Infrastructure Manager David Langford.

The project began in late 2018 and is part of an additional $44 million improvement to the district’s water networks. This phase will take place during the second half of July and there is the chance it might cause short-term instances of discoloured water. Everything possible will be done to minimise this disruption and we apologise if we cause any inconvenience.

Over the next few months the new water main pipes between the town and the water reservoirs will be connected, and the project will move onto replacing pipes in the northern part of Inglewood with the whole project due to be completed, subject to weather and logistics, at the end of next year.

NPDC looks after more than 800km of water pipes throughout the district; they range in age from new to more than 110 years old.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On Political Twins, And On Labour Extending Its Wage Subsidy Scheme


A quick quiz for the weekend. Which political party currently represented in Parliament issued a press release yesterday that contained these stirring passages:
“[We have] long supported a free trade and free movement area between Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom…on trade, immigration and investment, New Zealand must favour countries who share our values. New Zealand must do its part to reinforce freedom and democracy around the world by diversifying our markets and building stronger relationships with those who share our values... More>>

 

Parliament Adjourns: Adjournment Debate: Speaker Trevor Mallard

The 52 Parliament has sat for the last time before the September Election. It sat for 245 days... More>>

ALSO:

E-Cigarettes: Vaping Legislation Passes

Landmark legislation passed today puts New Zealand on track to saving thousands of lives and having a smokefree generation sooner rather than later, Associate Health Minister, Jenny Salesa says. The Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) ... More>>

ALSO:


National: $4 Billion Investment To End Wellington’s Congestion Woes

A National Government will invest another $4 billion in transport infrastructure across Wellington, igniting the economy and delivering the congestion-busting solutions the region has long been crying out for, National Party Leader Judith Collins says. ... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Virtues (and Fluffed Opportunities) Of The Operation Burnham Report

One unspoken rule of thumb in any official public inquiry is : whatever you do, don’t conclude you were made to listen to “a litany of lies” even if the evidence of a deliberate cover-up is right there under your nose. In that respect, the report ... More>>

ALSO:


Horizon Research Limited: How Judith Collins Stopped The Bleeding

Horizon Research includes questions on voting from time to time in its surveys – for both forthcoming referenda and general elections. More>>

Your Vote 2020: Bringing Election Coverage To Viewers Across TVNZ Channels And Platforms

As New Zealand gets ready to head to the ballot box this September, 1 NEWS is bringing voters comprehensive coverage and analysis of this year’s General Election. TVNZ’s coverage will draw on the depth of experience held across the 1 NEWS team, says Graeme ... More>>

Economy: 30% Believe Households Worse Off, 298,000 Expect To Lose Jobs

64% of New Zealanders feel the economic position of their households is the same or better than a year ago – and 30% think it is worse or much worse, while 298,000 think they will lose their jobs in the next 12 months. Households’ perceptions ... More>>

State Services Commission: Findings Of Investigation Into COVID-19 Active Cases Privacy Breach

Deputy State Services Commissioner Helene Quilter has today announced the findings of an investigation into a breach of privacy regarding sensitive personal information. The investigation looked into who or what caused the disclosure of the information, ... More>>

International Security: New Zealand Suspends Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong

The New Zealand Government has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and made a number of other changes in light of China’s decision to pass a national security law for Hong Kong, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says. More>>

ALSO:


 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 


 

InfoPages News Channels