Dunedin boil water notice lifted - Friday August 18 3.10pm

The boil water notice which affected parts of Dunedin has been lifted.

However, residents and businesses in the affected areas MUST FLUSH all taps at their properties for 10 – 15 minutes before drinking water from those taps.

There are other things that need to be done to help remove any residual untreated water from their systems.

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What's happening

We welcome your input on plans and strategies under development.


Annual Plan 2017-2018
The 2017-2018 Annual Plan was adopted by Council on 28 June.
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Residual Flows for Surface Water Takes
We are developing a change to the Water Plan to address the uncertainty and lack of flexibility, which currently exists in those provisions around residual flows for surface water takes. We are holding 8 community discussion sessions.
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Proposed Regional Policy Statement for Otago
On 1 October 2016, the Otago Regional Council released its decisions on the Proposed Regional Policy Statement for Otago. We are now in the mediation phase.
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