Christchurch wastewater treatment plant fire

The wellbeing of our residents is our top priority.

The most recent graph shows hydrogen sulphide in residential areas when the wind blows in that direction from the plant. It is good to note that the levels for the past four weeks remain at lower than earlier in the year. See the latest.

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The situation

Information about the November 2021 fire, the resulting smells, and our work to date.

News, updates and meetings

Get the latest news and meeting reports on the wastewater treatment plant recovery.

Your questions answered

Read information about our most frequently-asked questions.


An overview of key events, decisions, and how the project is progressing.

Available support

Information about our community support package for those living near the wastewater treatment plant.

Air, water quality and house-testing results

Access published reports and testing results related to the Christchurch wastewater treatment plant.

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