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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 65 with limited means.
You can share your views about the Council's plans and projects by making a submission.
The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
The 7 treatment plants operated by the Council have resource consents from Environment Canterbury. These allow discharge of wastewater to either the land or ocean. Testing for suspended solids, biochemical oxygen demand, nitrogen, phosphorus, faecal coliform, and enterococci is undertaken as required by the resource consents. The Council also regularly tests water quality on the beach between The Pines Beach/Kairaki and Woodend ear the ocean discharge.
A 10-year infrastructure improvement programme aims to reduce the number of wastewater overflows resulting from rainfall. Improvements to the Rangiora system have been underway for 2 years and a similar improvement programme will begin in Kaiapoi in 2018.