Media releases

Another Waikato water option in wings

12 June 2017

Waikato District Council is holding informal discussions with Watercare Services Ltd and Waikato Tainui on potentially forming a company to improve water and wastewater services for the district.

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'Get on with it': Mayor

13 April 2017

Waikato District Mayor Allan Sanson says the “doors remain open” for further discussion with Waipa District and Hamilton City Councils about the future of water services. But after years of talking he wants all three Councils to “get on with it” and reach a firm conclusion about the best way to manage water, wastewater and storm water.

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Reports

Report to Council - sub-regional waters CCO

Published: Dec, 2016

This report recommends that, with one change in relation to water meters for Hamilton City, Waikato District Council supports the existing Record of Agreement and  the formation of a three-council asset-owning CCO.

 

Download: Report to Council - sub-regional waters CCO (116KB)

Sub-regional Water CCO Proposed Record of Agreement

Published: Jun, 2016

This report provides the proposed Record of Agreement (including a plain English version) which outlines the essential elements of a water and wastewater CCO, should one be formed. The Agreement was negotiated by a nine-person Governance Group made up of the Mayor and two Councillors each from Waikato District, Waipa District and Hamilton City Councils. 

Download: Sub-regional Water CCO Proposed Record of Agreement (1.80MB)

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