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13 August 2014
WATSAN seeks appropriately qualified experts for an assessment of sludge management facilities on Rarotonga and Aitutaki. Continue reading...
8 May 2014
Sanitary Inspectors working together with the National Environment Service and the Ministry of Health to lead the way for cleaner waterways Continue reading...
13 December 2013
National water standards will be developed in the lead up to the design phase of the Te Mato Vai water project due to begin early next year. Continue reading...
9 December 2013
The company that will manage the biggest infrastructure project ever undertaken by the Cook Islands government has been chosen and planning to get the Te Mato Vai project up and running has begun. Continue reading...
2 October 2013
Project scheduled for completion at the end of October. Continue reading...
2 October 2013
Total project completion is on track to be complete by end of October. Continue reading...
12 August 2013
New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully announced New Zealand will invest significantly in an on-going programme to upgrade residential sanitation infrastructure. Continue reading...
24 July 2013
Results of an inspection report on the on-site sanitation systems at 30 businesses and accommodation providers in Muri and Avana are now ready for discussion with the business owners. Continue reading...
24 July 2013
WATSAN seeks applications from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals or firms, to provide leadership of the Communications Work stream for 'Te Mato Vai'. Continue reading...
30 May 2013
As planned, Public Health compliance and enforcement processes will now begin in the Avana and Muri areas. Continue reading...
22 March 2013
World Water Day 2013
WATSAN celebrates World Water Day 2013 Continue reading...
22 February 2013
The mamas of Muri recently gifted a specially designed tivaevae to the WATSAN Unit Continue reading...
6 December 2012
A specialist team will be visiting businesses around Muri and Avana to provide free assessments of on-site sanitation systems Continue reading...
22 November 2012
WATSAN staffers Tai Nooapii and Jaime Short with the reusable water pouches the team will be giving away during Vaka Eiva
The WATSAN team is excited to be part of Vaka Eiva 2012 and will be on-site raising awareness about waste and water issues with paddlers. Continue reading...
11 November 2012
Avarua School's morning at the landfill included tours of the new waste baler
Students from Avatea School visted the landfill recently and spent time learning how they can do their bit to protect the planet. Continue reading...
30 August 2012
Waste baler newly installed at the Rarotonga landfill
A waste baler was recently installed at the Rarotonga Waste Facilty. It is estimated that this vital peice of equipment will entend the lifetime of the landfill by several years. Continue reading...
21 August 2012
Muri and Avana sanitation upgrades progress board
With work underway to replace 244 residential sanitation systems in Muri and Avana, WATSAN has installed a progress board at the Muri Meeting House so the community and visitors can track progress. Continue reading...
28 June 2012
Household Recycling Card
WATSAN and the National Environment Service (NES) have teamed up to make recyclin easy with a quick reference magnet card for all households on Rarotonga Continue reading...
16 June 2012
Repairs are complete on the Tepuka plant
Repairs to a large wastewater plant should make attending school much more pleasant for Tereora students Continue reading...

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