Hastings is lucky to have a good supply of fresh, clean water from its underground aquifers, but we should not take this for granted. By taking a few simple steps to reduce your water useage now, you can help ensure future generations enjoy the same privilege.
The Council provides stormwater, sewer and water connections. A connection is the piece of pipe that joins your property to the various networks. Applications for a connection are handled by the Asset Management group at the Council.
This Engineering Code of Practice is a comprehensive document which provides guidelines on the engineering standards Council will use when setting conditions for Resource Consents for Subdivision and Land Use projects.
Stormwater runoff is water that “runs off” across the land instead of seeping into the ground. This runoff usually flows into the nearest stream, creek, river or lake. The runoff is not treated in any way.
What is polluted runoff?
Rain falls on your roof, lawns and pavement and the runoff picks up debris and pollutants on route to our streams and rivers.