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13 March

Mataura dam water level drops

UPDATE 15 March 2018 Mataura's water supply source, the Pleura Dam, is critically low therefore the Council has today started emergency...

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16 February

Mataura reservoir level low again

The Gore District Council warns it may have to start emergency pumping from the river to supplement Mataura’s water supply,...

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13 February

Water reservoirs still low

The Gore District Council is urging Mataura residents not to get too complacent about water use just yet with recent...

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07 February

Water restrictions eased

The Gore District Council has eased water restrictions for Gore and Mataura to level 2 following the recent rainfall. Both towns...

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05 February

Otama water scheme pipeline repairs

*Otama Water Pipeline Repair Update* *Saturday 10 February*  The water is back on. It is pleasing to report that after a busy...

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