Water from underground aquifers is used to supply the Christchurch urban area, Lyttelton, Diamond Harbour and Governors Bay..
Be waterwise – our water is too precious to waste, so it is up to everyone to use it wisely.
Water – abuse it and you'll lose it. Students learn how to be waterwise!
When we have very dry weather and an increased demand for water, water restrictions may be introduced to conserve water.
The Council plans to replace the remaining shallow bores in the Northwest water zone with deeper bores to reduce the risk of contamination.