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29/03/2017 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday 29 March, 2017
District Council is removing the Level One and Two water restrictions imposed
throughout the district, effective immediately.
now no water restriction in place for residents on Council-supplied water
schemes in Ashburton, Hakatere, Methven, Rakaia, Chertsey, Fairton, Hinds and
Mt Somers. Residents in Mayfield, Dromore, Montalto and Methven Springfield
will remain on their respective restrictions.
had been particularly dry throughout Mid-Canterbury, but with the high rainfall
we’ve experienced in recent weeks, we are confident most communities in the
district no longer require a water restriction at this point in time,” Council
Assets Manager Andrew Guthrie says.
encourage residents on these schemes to continue being water-wise, however only
using a hose on alternate days or at night is no longer necessary.”
Level One water restriction had been in place since 21 December 2016. Mt Somers
was upgraded to a Level Two restriction on 14 February.
information on the district’s water restrictions is available on the Council