Media releases

Water company voted down

27 March 2018

Waipa District Council will not form a separate company to manage water and wastewater. Instead the council will continue to independently manage its own water operations.

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Water company back in spotlight

23 March 2018

A proposal for Hamilton City Council and Waipa District Council to join forces to manage water and wastewater is back on the table.  In December, Waipa rejected a recommendation to form a non-asset owning company alongside the city. But Waipa chief executive Garry Dyet said since then, things have changed.

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Reports

Waipa District Council Shared Waters Management Proposal

Published: Mar, 2018

This report presents two options for the proposal to form a Shared Waters Management Company (SWMC).  One option is to reject the proposal and the other is to form a SWMC with Hamilton City Council, but with conditions attached.

Download: Waipa District Council Shared Waters Management Proposal (683KB)

Shared Waters Management Company Proposal

Published: Dec, 2017

This report informs the outcome of joint consultation and seeks a recommendation to establish a Shared Waters Management Company.

Download: Shared Waters Management Company Proposal (19.5MB)

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