Media Releases

18 May 2018

Nelson allocates funding for Waimea Dam project

Nelson City Council has agreed to allocate $5 million to the Waimea Dam project, in Year 3 of its 2018-28 Long Term Plan. This grant is conditional on agreement by Tasman District Council for the continuation of Nelson’s ongoing rights to access 22,000m3/day of water from the Waimea Aquifer and the opportunity for the grant to be transferred to a shareholding in the Dam Company.