Land remediation update
Now that the Pigeon Valley fire is controlled, we will be working towards remediating damage caused by the fire and equipment used to contain it. Landowners/leaseholders need to initially utilise their insurance cover. Where there is no cover or the cover is insufficient, the next alternative is to ...

Stormwater

Stormwater flows directly to streams, rivers and beaches - so we need to make sure only rain and clean tap water go down the outside drains.

The stormwater system is designed to contain, channel and pipe rainfall and natural water run off into rivers and sea. It is untreated, and separate from the wastewater/ sewage system.

Stormwater is of concern for two main reasons:

  • the volume and timing of runoff water, and
  • potential contaminants that the water is carrying.

New stormwater connections

For a new stormwater connection complete and return the Utilities Application Form.

Utilities Application Form - Water, Wastewater, Stormwater Connection (pdf, 683 KB) (pdf, 678 KB)

Report spills or pollution

To report spills or pollution incidents phone the local Council (24 hrs): 03 543 8400 (Tasman)  03 546 0200 (Nelson).

Tips: How to deal with run-off and chemicals
Stormwater best practice guide
Stormwater in subdivisions
Rules for residental, rural, commercial and industrial zones
Stormwater drainage areas
Roadside drains

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