Waiwiri Stream Investigations

The Waiwiri Stream is a small, lake-fed stream catchment, located south of Levin, in the Horowhenua District.  The lower reaches of the Waiwiri Stream flow alongside the area, known as "the Pot" where trated wastewater from the Levin wastewater treatment plant is irrigated on to plantation Forestry. 

Since 2013, the Aquanet team have conducted a range of water quality and ecological monitoring and investigations to better understand the potential and actual effects of the wastewater land discharge on teh stream's water quality and ecology. The monitoring and investigation programme is undertaken on behalf or Horowhenua District Council and is ongoing.