from the KCDC
aerial view of water treatment plant
As well as bringing the plant up to current seismic standards, work includes building a new clarifier (a large settling pond that removes suspended solids from the water) as well as replacing aging pumps and other equipment.

Waikanae Water Treatment Plant provides drinking water to 41,000 people and businesses in Waikanae, Paraparaumu, and Raumati. The upgrade is part of our commitment to provide safe, clean, and reliable drinking water to our communities. 

However, it will likely all be grabbed by Hon. Nanaia Mahuta under the Jacinda Government’s ‘3 Waters’ plan. —Eds