Watercare: 20 billion litres of water saved was a blend of domestic and commercial users

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Newstalk ZB,
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Thu, 21 Oct 2021, 4:43PM
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Watercare: 20 billion litres of water saved was a blend of domestic and commercial users

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 21 Oct 2021, 4:43PM

Aucklanders have saved more than 20 billion litres of water over nearly 18 months.

The city's remaining water restrictions are to be lifted this Saturday.

They were put in place last May during a record-breaking drought when dam levels dropped to 42.5 per cent.

Watercare chief executive Jon Lamonte told Andrew Dickens the saving was a blend of both domestic and commercial users.

“I think everyone has got the message now. You can see it in the demand statistics every day. It’s well down on previous demands.”

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