Wellington Water is urging people to get prepared ahead of Cyclone Gita’s arrival in New Zealand, ahead of plans to activate its emergency operations centre from 6am Monday morning.
From tomorrow Friday 9 February, the ban on using garden sprinklers in Wellington, Upper Hutt, Lower Hutt and Porirua will be lifted. Garden watering restrictions will still be in effect.
Porirua City Council and Wellington Water are embarking on plans to ensure Porirua’s water needs can be met after a significant earthquake.
A record breaking 2140 leaks were reported in December 2017 across the region.
A ban on the use of residential sprinklers and irrigation systems will take effect in Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt and Porirua from midnight Wednesday, 29 November 2017.