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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 Waimakariri District Council operates 16 water supply schemes supplying water to over 15,000 properties.
If you have a problem with your water supply, please call the Council on 03 311 8900. If the problem is on the Council side of the 'point of supply', the Council's maintenance contractor will fix it for you.
It may be that your water supply problems are not the Council’s responsibility, for example, there is a private problem with the pipes in your house or the pipe between the Council’s service valve to your house is leaking. If this is the case, you will need to call a plumber and pay them to fix the problem.
For an application to obtain a permit to use a fire hydrant, please contact the Water Asset Manager on 03 311 8900.
The Council operates water supply schemes to the Drinking-water Standards. Levels of nitrate and other contaminants of interest are monitored by the Council for reticulated water supply schemes. Safety and testing of private wells is the responsibility of the well owner.
View the parameters required to be tested (as a minimum) to determine the potability of drinking-water.
Drinking Water Test Suite
The following booklet has been put together for local private water supply well owners, and contains information on how to ensure water supplied to a home or workplace is safe to drink.
Private Well Testing
Fill in this quick and easy online form to request private well water testing.