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.

Ministry of Health Advice - Plumbosolvency

8 Dec 2022, 8:00 AM

Sometimes small traces of metal can accumulate in plumbing fittings. Although the health risk is small, the Ministry of Health recommends that you discard a mugful of water from your tap each morning before use, to remove any metals that may have dissolved from plumbing fittings. This simple tip is recommended for all households (both public and private water supplies).