Council & City

Nature Calls key documents and related information

Managing wastewater is a complex process, so here's some information that you might find interesting.

Project documents

Web pages

Wastewater factsheets

Media releases

Wastewater forum 2017

 We hosted a wastewater forum in April 2017, featuring guest speakers from the USA, Australia and New Zealand - all experts in wastewater treatment. It was an opportunity to learn about current trends and best practices in wastewater treatment, and to start thinking about the best options for Palmerston North as the city looks to the future. Attendees included Councillors and decision makers from local and regional Councils, technical staff from local Councils, community group and iwi representatives as well as members of the public.

Download speaker presentations

Charles Bott

Director of Water Technology and Research at Hampton Roads Sanitation District, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Kevan Brian

Senior Wastewater Process Engineer at Mott MacDonald in Brisbane

Alison Lowe

Wastewater Treatment Specialist at Rotorua Lakes Council

Bob Rubin

Emeritus Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at North Carolina State University

Watch forum videos on our YouTube channel