Site investigation for Bluff Playground

Work to understand the possible impacts from historic fuel tanks which were once located on a Bluff playground will begin early next month. The land, now home to the Slaney Street Playground, was leased from the Bluff Borough Council by Europa (now BP) until 1987, and was the site of a significant fuel storage facility. […]

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City drinking water safe during floods thanks to upgrade

Council Water Manager Alister Murray gives an update on how our water treatment plant fared during last week’s flood: COUNCIL’S recent $12 million dollar upgrade of its water treatment facility at Branxholme on the bank of the Oreti River proved its worth again during the February 2020 major flood event. Invercargill’s water is drawn from […]

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Southland Floods – Latest Info

Due to flooding people are advised to stay off the roads as rivers are continuing to rise further impacting the roads. For all the latest information on road closures please refer to the Southland District Council page: www.southlanddc.govt.nz/my-southland/roading/road-works-and-closures/ LIVE water level map, to view a live water level map visit Environment Southland’s Data Portal Flood warning broadcast: […]

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