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Other water enquiries

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Can't find what you're looking for? 

We are the Waikato Regional Council, and responsible for some but not all water-related issues.

It's possible that your local city or district council are the people to talk to. So if your enquiry is listed here, there’s a good chance you need to contact them instead.

Or if you’re not sure, just give us a call and we’ll help you out. Here are some of the wonderful water-related things we don’t look after.

  • Animals, vehicles, rubbish or trees in water ways: this could be regional or local council, please call us for advice.
  • Blocked drains in your street: try your local city or district council.
  • Water tobies on private property (overflowing or needing maintenance): try your local city or district council.
  • Rural rain water tank refills: home owners or renters are responsible for their own water supply in this case. You could try asking for local water suppliers on Neighbourly, Facebook or Google.
  • Rural water tank cleaning: this is the responsibility of the home owner or renter.
  • Sprinkler use during water restrictions: your local city or district council.
  • Swimming pools – private pool fencing: this is the responsibility of the pool owner but it is enforced by try your local city or district council.
  • Swimming pools – private pool water quality testing: this is the responsibility of the pool owner.
  • Swimming pools – recreational public pool opening hours or facilities: your local city or district council.
  • Water discoloration: home tap water on town supply: try your local city or district council..
  • Water run-off in the street: your local city or district council..
  • Watering traffic island and council gardens: your local city or district council.