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Changing climate threatens our water systems

Friday 27 Oct 17 9:00am


MUCH OF New Zealandís $20 billion worth of stormwater and wastewater systems will not cope with the impacts of climate change, an expert is warning.

Sea-level rise and increased storms, extreme rainfall and drought all put the systems at risk, the report says, citing as an example a flood in Edgecumbe earlier this year in which raw sewage ran in the streets.

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