Control of Aquatic Weeds in Watercourses

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Control of Aquatic Weeds in Watercourses

Council’s drain spraying programme to control weeds in open drains will begin on Monday 14 October 2019. Spraying will take place in Council-maintained drains and watercourses on the Lower Wairau Plains, east of Jacksons Road and Grahams Road.

If you use water from drains or watercourses in the area for irrigation, stock or harvesting watercress, please check in with Council’s contractor, Downer, Ph: 03 577 5807.

The spray operation is in accordance with Sections 104 and 105 of the Resource Management Act 1991 (Resource Consent Discharge Permit No. U070702).

Any other enquiries, please contact Steve Bezar on Ph: 03 520 7400.