Post by Kiwi Frontline on Jul 1, 2020 4:17:40 GMT 12
HAMILTON CITY COUNCIL APPROVES WATER DEAL TO HELP AUCKLAND
Hamilton City Council has today unanimously approved a draft agreement to help resolve Auckland’s looming water crisis.
The agreement would assign some of Hamilton’s existing water-take consent to Watercare, enabling Watercare to take up to 25 million litres per day (MLD) from the Waikato River. The agreement guarantees no risk to the availability of water for Hamiltonians.
“But my Council is very clear that any arrangement must have the health of the river at its heart, must pose absolutely no risk to Hamilton’s water users both now and in the future, and needed full consultation with Iwi......