Tag Archives: Water conservation

World Water Day 2014 – the water and energy nexus

March 22 is coming around again and this year UN World Water Day is highlighting the critical link between water and energy use. Following on from 2013’s year of events in celebration of the UN International Year of Water Cooperation, World Water … Continue reading

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Water, water everywhere…

March 22 is UN World Water Day. An auspicious day for water on the global calendar, though New Zealand’s activities on this day fall largely under the radar. It’s an especially big day this year. 2013 is the UN International … Continue reading

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The price of water

Pauatahanui Inlet – rmm What price for water? In 2001, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Morgan Williams observed that enhancing and advancing water management is primarily a socio-political challenge, rather than an economic or a technical one. Nearly ten years have … Continue reading

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Kapiti moves to secure their water supply

Kapiti Island – Image by rmm Just over a year after appointing a water project manager to work with the community and agencies to secure a better water supply, Kapiti District Councillors have chosen a river recharge project to boost water supply in … Continue reading

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