Due to the continuing hot, dry conditions and dropping water levels at the Maitai Dam, stage three water restrictions are now in place in all urban areas.
Help look after our city's vital water, wastewater, and sewerage systems.
Find out all of the information you want to know about Nelson's water supply.
Water connections are metered and the charging regime is the same for residential and commercial users.
Find out some handy hints about conserving water and learn how to collect rainwater.
Find out how to collect and store rainwater for use in your garden and home.
The stormwater system includes urban rivers and streams and the urban stormwater reticulation system.
Learn about Council's public wastewater (sewerage) system.
Trade waste is any liquid discharged to sewer by a business.
The Sewage Treatment Plant is part of the regional Sewage Scheme serving Nelson and parts of Tasman.
Inflow and Infiltration (I&I) refers to rainwater and groundwater that enters the wastewater system through a variety of defects.