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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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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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