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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.
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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.
The heavier rain expected over this weekend looks to have passed and rivers across Canterbury are subsiding. The weather forecast for tomorrow and the coming week is for a couple of short periods of light rain - but nothing to worry about.
There are no problems in any of our river systems. The Waimakariri River does look quite high though.
The heavy rain has increased flows in Canterbury’s alpine river catchments, including the Rakaia, Waimakariri, Hurunui, Waiau Uwha, and Waiau Toa/Clarence River catchments, and rain is expected to continue through into tomorrow morning.
Anyone using riverbeds should remain wary of rising water levels and monitor Met Service New Zealand.
If you need to travel, keep up to date with weather warnings and check the Waka Kotahi, NZ Transport Agency Facebook page or website for any restrictions or closures.
As a precaution, residents can be assured that contractors are working to clear drains and checking all key infrastructure including sumps, culvert grills and drains, stormwater pump stations and screens.
ECan flood controllers are closely watching the weather and will continue monitoring over the next few days. You can find out more here.
ECan also note that all work completed so far following the May rain event should be considered susceptible to future high river flow events. You can read more here.