Media releases

Contract awarded for major water upgrade

06 June 2017

Waipa District Council has awarded a $3.4million contract to upgrade the Cambridge water treatment plant.

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Waipa confirms water position

30 May 2017

Waipa District Council will re-enter discussions with Hamilton City Council about forming a non asset-owning company to provide day-to-day operations for water and wastewater. Council has confirmed a non-asset owning model is its preferred option for collaborating with other councils on driving water efficiencies.

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Waipa District Council - Report to Council 30 May 2017

Published: May, 2017

This report seeks agreement from Waipa District Council to confirm that a non-asset owning, Council-funded CCO is Waipa’s preferred model for continued discussions on a possible waters CCO.

Download: Waipa District Council - Report to Council 30 May 2017 (1.51MB)

Waikato Water Study

Published: Dec, 2016

This report recommends that Waipa District Council ask Hamilton City Council and Waikato District Council to also consider a ‘mixed model’ when considering the formation of a CCO. (See the news release as well).


Download: Waikato Water Study (176KB)

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