Covid-19 Alert Level 4. STAY AT HOME!

We are at Level 4 of New Zealand’s four-level COVID-19 alert system. It is likely Level 4 measures will stay in place for a number of weeks. Essential services, such as water operations, waste, supermarkets, petrol station etc. will continue. For District-wide information visit our Covid-19 Information page.

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Water Restrictions

March 20, 2020

Water restrictions remain in place for Marton and Taihape – the rest of the District is still okay, but all residents are encouraged to reduce water use.

Marton:
Dam water levels are still low and work is due to start on repairing the spill way at the dam in the next 2 – 3 weeks - Water Restriction Level One stays in place.

Taihape:
Due to very low water levels to the stream that feeds the Taihape Water Reservoir - Level One Restrictions remain in place.

Council has implemented the following water restrictions:

Level 1 - Only handheld hose watering of gardens is allowed between 4pm and 8pm, daily. There will be a complete ban on the use of sprinklers at any time of the day.

Updates will be given regularly. Further restrictions will be implemented if necessary.