Category Archives: Water

Infrastructure repairs in St Albans

Edgeware Road, between Hills Rd and Geraldine St will be one way for three months from April 26 for wastewater repairs at the Edgeware Rd/Champion St intersection. Eastbound traffic will be detoured into Edward Ave and Barbadoes St. Warrington St, … Continue reading

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Surface flooding in St Albans June 17

Continuous rain since late Saturday is putting pressure on the storm water system in St Albans and other parts of Christchurch. Surface flooding was reported to be particularly bad in Edgeware Road, between Madras and Barbadoes Street and in Warrington … Continue reading

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Auckland gobbles Edgeware Village plan

Is Auckland grabbing the Edgeware Village revamp plan for its waterfront redesign? Well if this screenshot of Auckland newspaper The Aucklander is anything to go by. The article might still be there under the heading Council Bodies Tussle Over Waterfront … Continue reading

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Water – A Commons or a Commodity?

Location: Oxford Tce Baptist Church Lounge cnr of Madras St and Oxford Tce Time: February 27 at 7.30pm Description: Is water a human right or a commodity? Economist Suzi Kerr will explain options for managing water now and in the … Continue reading

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Brown water in St Albans ‘safe to drink’

According to reports in the Press and a recorded council message, water in St Albans and adjacent suburbs was a bit discolored on Wednesday, but things are gradually getting clearer. The water is safe to drink.

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Grey Water recycling an option for gardeners

The Press.  4-2-2012 An engineer who moved to Christchurch for the earthquake rebuild is hoping household water recycling will become a fixture of the recovery. Steven Roberts, of Watersmart, installs systems to recycle grey water – from showers, washing machines … Continue reading

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Transition from Civil Defence to CERA

As the Civil Defence emergency comes to a close, earthquake response and recovery functions will be transitioned out of the EOC and moving forward, many of the key roles and responsibilities will be shared between the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA), the Christchurch City … Continue reading

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