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COVID-19 Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3: Step 1 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

Wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

For the information about council services and closures, visit the COVID-19 section

To learn more about Auckland Council's response to COVID-19, visit OurAuckland

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Water restrictions lifted - Water restrictions in Auckland have been removed from 23 October 2021. Learn more

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Rainwater tanks

Collecting and using rainwater on your property reduces stormwater runoff, which can cause a problem to our environment and our city. Collecting rainwater also has household benefits.

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Consider stormwater when buildinghttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/stormwaterConsider stormwater when buildingIf you are doing any sort of development, one of the factors you need to consider is stormwater. Find out what you need to know about stormwater before you begin.aspxStormwater
Flooding risks and responseshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/looking-after-aucklands-water/flooding-blockagesFlooding risks and responsesIf there is immediate risk to life or property, phone 111. For non-emergencies, find out who to contact for flooding on public or private property.aspxStormwater
Stormwater infrastructurehttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/looking-after-aucklands-water/stormwaterStormwater infrastructureFind information on how we manage stormwater and maintain infrastructure. Learn about your responsibilities as a property owner regarding stormwater discharges.aspxStormwater
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Add an outdoor water tankhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-renovation-projects/Pages/add-outdoor-water-tank.aspxAdd an outdoor water tankCheck if you need a consent to add a water tank and tank platform to your property, and apply for consent if you need one.aspxBuilding and consents
Prevent flooding and blockages on your propertyhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/looking-after-aucklands-water/flooding-blockages/Pages/prevent-flooding-blockages-on-property.aspxPrevent flooding and blockages on your propertyKeep drains and overland flow paths clear to prevent flooding and blockages on your property. Add permeable areas such as lawns to minimise runoff.aspxStormwater