17 July 2021: Wastewater discharge SH1 in Paremata

Wellington Water have a team responding to a burst wastewater main on SH1 in Paremata, about 200m north of Aotea Lagoon. Heavy rain has resulted in a wastewater overflow across the highway into Porirua Harbour

The north bound lane is closed to allow works to occur. Public are being asked to expect delays on State Highway 1 in Paremata, about 200m north of Aotea Lagoon.

There are nine wastewater tanker trucks on site which is helping to reduce the overflow on SH1 and crews are planning to do an urgent repair.
Works are expected to go into late evening tonight. A no swimming notice will be put up onsite near the harbour entrance which will remain in place for 48 hours after the overflow stops.

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