Heavy Rain Watch - What you need to know

Metservice NZ has issued a Heavy Rain Watch for the Waikato region, in place from 2am–3pm, Wednesday 1 February.

Given the large amount of rainfall that our district has experienced over the past few days, we are urging residents to continue to take care and stay aware of the conditions in their area. Further rainfall could quickly exacerbate existing slips, river levels and produce further flooding quite quickly.

Click here to read more and keep up to date.

Severe weather roading network update #6

7 Apr 2017

Update as at 09:30hrs

Following the regional weather event, Waitomo District Council is assessing the storm damage impact on our local road network.  Our priority is to address areas where there are access issues and the school bus routes.  Please remain vigilant and drive to the conditions.  

The map below shows blocked and restricted roads (click on map to view PDF).

Storm Damage 7 April 2017 (PDF 296 KB)

If you have any concerns or service requests please contact WDC 24/7 on 0800 932 4357.