16 Jan 2020: Wastewater discharged to Ruamahanga River

A discharge of partially treated wastewater has occurred from the Martinborough Wastewater Treatment Plant. No monitored sites on the Ruamahanga River are affected by this discharge.Then risk to public health and recreational water user risk is understood to be negligible.

Wellington Water have initiated a full incident response and investigation and the outcomes of this work will be released when completed. Check Wellington Water's facebook page to stay up-to-date.