Wastewater connections

Reporting of pumping station warning lights flashing

To report warning lights flashing at pumping stations contact us.

About our wastewater network

Pipes, manholes and pumping stations connect us to the 8 treatment plants.

Maintenance and regulation

Regulations governing the collection, treatment, and discharge of wastewater. Information about maintenance responsibilities of Council and property owners.

Facts and figures

Wastewater volumes processed in Christchurch City.

Gravity wastewater pipes

Private lateral gravity sewer pipes need to be inspected for any damage, following the 2010 – 2011 earthquakes.

Ownership and responsibility

The responsibility for maintaining and repairing wastewater pipes that carry wastewater from the house or business to the council main is shared between the homeowner and the Council.