Case studies

These case studies provide examples of what we are focusing on to ensure that the material issues drive our business strategies, investment decisions and deliver value for our stakeholders.

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A plan for climate change

It is widely acknowledged that climate change is one of the biggest threats not just for our generation, but for those of the future too. At Watercare, we have embarked on an enterprise-wide climate change strategy and action plan.

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Responding to stakeholder needs crucial for Pukekohe consent

The Waikato Regional Council granted a 35-year consent for upgrades to the Pukekohe Wastewater Treatment Plant in October 2017.

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Large wastewater project closer to start date

Construction of the Central Interceptor moved significantly closer to its start date this year with the announcement of the contractor short-list in May.

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New programme leads the way

Watercare’s staff leadership programme represents a number of firsts for the company.

Responding when things go wrong

A family whose house suffered extensive damage during a wastewater overflow last December was relocated and safe home in time for Christmas, thanks to a tremendous amount of effort from Watercare staff and contractors.

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Good news for the environment in Glen Eden

Our recently-completed upgrades to Glen Eden’s wastewater infrastructure signify good things for the community and the environment. These upgrades were completed at the end of 2017.

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New ways of working for delivering change

We’re six months into our strategic transformation programme and the new ways of working are having a real impact on the way we lead and deliver change across Watercare.

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Improving resilience in the aftermath of the Tasman Tempest

Efforts are well under way to improve the resilience of our water supply infrastructure and ensure we continue to provide a safe and reliable supply to Aucklanders.

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Rosedale plant's energy-efficiency ranking hits top five

Our Rosedale Wastewater Treatment Plant has been named in the top five most energy-efficient plants in Australasia.