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Alternative water supply options

​Action area B4: Identify and deliver alternative water supply options to address population growth and climate change while protecting and enhancing te Mauri o te Wai

  • Investigate alternative water sources that consider the impacts of climate change while ensuring the protection and enhancement of te Mauri o te Wai.
  • Investigate energy and emissions requirements for possible new water supply options (including desalination and wastewater reuse) to inform decision making for new sources.
  • Monitor and model climate impacts on the water system to understand the resilience of the network.
  • Identify low-lying water and wastewater assets that are within projected sea level rise over the next 100 years.

Shower head spouting a large jet of water.