Waimea Water

Recent news stories and media statements from other parties about the Dam.

June 15, 2017

Dam Negotiations Will Continue to Secure Urban Water Supply, Council Confirms

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 “The Tasman District Council has confirmed negotiations to secure the region’s water supply for the next 100 years are too important to be abandoned, agreeing to continue negotiations between the Council and Waimea Irrigators… Read More

March 30, 2017

Smaller landowners support the dam

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 “Owners of the popular vegetable and fruit stall 185 Hope, Gavin Williams and Angela Penman say their business won’t survive without water from the proposed Waimea Community Dam. “So it’s not surprising that Gavin… Read More

February 18, 2017

What happens if the Waimea Community Dam isn’t built?

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 “Tasman District Council can not drag its feet in exploring possible alternative urban water sources if the proposed Waimea Community Dam does not go ahead because it has to meet Richmond’s growing demand for… Read More