Significant projects are undertaken by the Council to provide for growth, to upgrade wastewater treatment plants and to reduce wastewater overflows to waterways.
These major projects include upgrades and additions to the Council's wastewater reticulation and treatment plants as part of the Council's Long Term Plan (LTP).
Christchurch City Council needs to upgrade Akaroa’s wastewater system to ensure the Akaroa community is provided with a high quality wastewater system.
Council decided in June 2015 to proceed with the final stage of the Wainui wastewater upgrade scheme in 2018.
Wastewater in Lyttelton, Governors Bay and Diamond Harbour is currently fully treated before being discharged through outfall pipelines into the Harbour.