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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has a range of community buildings available for hire for recreational activities, events, meetings and private functions.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 60 with limited means.
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The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
Turbidity levels in the water supply servicing the
Oxford Rural no. 2 water supply scheme have reached the threshold where a boil
water notice has had to be issued. The turbidity has been caused by today’s
Although yesterday’s rain wasn’t extensive, it was
enough to mean that the chlorination of the water may not be able to be relied
upon to treat potential contaminants in the water.
Council shut down
the intake on the scheme briefly, in the hope that the cloudy water would clear
in the interim, allowing the water supply to be restarted without any
noticeable impact for residents.
didn’t provide enough time for the water to clear. The intake pump was started up
again to pump through the moderately turbid water. While this action is in
progress, residents on the scheme are advised to boil their water on a rolling
boil prior to drinking it. Given that this was a rain event that was short in
duration, it is hoped the notice will be able to be lifted quickly.
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