Water Supply Bylaw FAQs

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A water supply bylaw is made according to Part 8 of the Local Government Act 2002 and outlines the rules and processes for setting up and managing a connection to the city's water supply network.

Some minor changes have been made to national water legislation and standards and we are updating our water supply bylaw to reflect those changes.

Yes, our bylaw must align with the wording and definitions in legislation and national standards.

The bylaw relates to setting up and managing a connection to the city’s water supply network. From now until 30 June 2024, Hutt City Council will continue to be responsible for the delivery of water services. From 1 July 2024, four new water service entities, established through the Three Waters Reform, will deliver drinking water, wastewater and stormwater services to people across Aotearoa.