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Flooding and blockage of waterways and channels

You are responsible for waterways and channels on your property.

We are responsible for waterways on public property. To report flooding on public waterways, contact us.

To know more, see Who maintains watercourses.

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What to do in a flooding emergencyhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/stormwater/flooding-blockages/Pages/what-to-do-in-a-flooding-emergency.aspxWhat to do in a flooding emergencyIn the event of a flooding emergency with an immediate risk to life or property, call 111. aspx
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