Triangle Road pump station to boost water supply


What is happenng?


On the evening of Saturday 9 December 2023 (from 8pm), we are carrying out essential work to ensure your community continues to benefit from a reliable water supply. The work will go from 8pm Saturday 9 December till 8am Sunday 10 December. We are letting you know as there is a slight chance it will affect the colour of your water on Sunday morning.

What areas are impacted?

  • Henderson

  • Te Atatū South

  • Te Atatū Peninsula

  • Ranui

  • Swanson

  • Massey

  • West Harbour

  • Whenuapai

  • Greenhithe

  • Herald Island

Map of areas potentially affected by Triangle Road pump station being brought back into service

Click here for an enlarged version of the map

How you can prepare


  • ​While discoloured water is not harmful to your health, we recommend you have bottled water available for drinking purposes for the morning of Sunday 10 December.

  • If you require water for food and/or beverage production, we suggest you prepare on Saturday and have water stored to use for Sunday morning.

Frequently Asked Questions
What are we doing?
I am in the area that may experience discoloured water – what do I need to do before the work begins?
I am in the area that may experience discoloured water – what do I do if I experience discoloured water during this work?
Can I do a load of washing if my water is discoloured?
Can I bathe or shower in discoloured water?
What should I do after the work has finished?
Why would this work cause discoloured water?
Is discoloured water harmful to your health?

Discoloured water

  • Run your tap for 10 minutes.

  • If the discolouration does not clear, please let us know your street address by emailing [email protected]. We will send a crew to your area to carry out further work.