Sewer maintenance and assessment begins in Taupō industrial area
A programme of sewer cleaning and assessments gets underway in the industrial area of Taupō from next Wednesday, September 9.
Infrastructure manager Denis Lewis said the work will see the pipes being cleaned and any necessary repairs identified.
“This work will be carried out by our contractor Interflow around the industrial area of Miro, Matuku and Matai Streets, as well some residential areas around Elizabeth Street,” he said.
The pipework identified by the condition assessment will then be relined by Interflow to improve their resilience and longevity.
“This is part of the work programme we have planned under the recent government funding received for infrastructure upgrades throughout the district, and there will be similar cleaning and assessment work getting underway in Turangi in the coming weeks.
“This is a very comprehensive and thorough way of assessing the condition of the network, and makes for a very cost-effective method of making the system more resilient.”
The Taupō section of the programme should be completed before Christmas, and the community are asked to use caution around any work sites.