East Rotoiti | Rotomā Sewerage Scheme

Construction of a sewerage system for East Rotoiti and Rotomā has started.

Here you can find information including:

Project summary:

The East Rotoiti Rotomā Sewerage Scheme aims to provide an essential service to the community that is delivered in a way that protects the health of the lake and is culturally appropriate.

It has been led by the Rotoiti Rotomā Sewerage Steering Committee since its inception in 2014 after Council's resource consent for its chosen scheme, at the time, failed in the Environment Court in 2012.

Finding preferred options for the community has also been supported by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council and funding from Ministry of Health.

The construction phase will include:

  • Building a Wastewater Treatment Plant behind the Rotoiti Emery Store; and
  • Laying about 22 kilometres of reticulation network from Matahī Road in Rotomā to the plant

Initially, Rotomā properties including non-residential will be connected to the new service next year (2019) followed by the east Rotoiti community, with provisions to potentially connect nearby dwellings to the system.

The animation video below shows the proposed route of the sewerage reticulation line that will run from Matahī Road to the site of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.



Construction of a sewerage system for East Rotoiti and Rotomā has started.

Here you can find information including:

Project summary:

The East Rotoiti Rotomā Sewerage Scheme aims to provide an essential service to the community that is delivered in a way that protects the health of the lake and is culturally appropriate.

It has been led by the Rotoiti Rotomā Sewerage Steering Committee since its inception in 2014 after Council's resource consent for its chosen scheme, at the time, failed in the Environment Court in 2012.

Finding preferred options for the community has also been supported by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council and funding from Ministry of Health.

The construction phase will include:

  • Building a Wastewater Treatment Plant behind the Rotoiti Emery Store; and
  • Laying about 22 kilometres of reticulation network from Matahī Road in Rotomā to the plant

Initially, Rotomā properties including non-residential will be connected to the new service next year (2019) followed by the east Rotoiti community, with provisions to potentially connect nearby dwellings to the system.

The animation video below shows the proposed route of the sewerage reticulation line that will run from Matahī Road to the site of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.



Need advice about your STEP system location?

Every property is unique so we're eager to work with you to find a suitable location, on your property in Rotomā, for the STEP system.

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