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Water, wastewater and stormwater

Find out where your water comes from, how it is treated, information on wastewater, stormwater, flood protection and how you can do your bit to use water more sustainably.

Did you know…

The Ministry of Health Drinking Water Standards recommend that you flush 500ml of water from your drinking-water tap each morning before use? This is to remove any metals that may have dissolved from the plumbing fittings overnight.

Did you know...

The biosolids at New Plymouth’s Wastewater Treatment Plant are heat-dried to produce an organic, slow-release, granular fertiliser called Bioboost suitable for garden use.

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