This page contains information about the Council's projects and plans for the District.
Sullivan lake is actively been improved including a stormwater improvement system, a lake edge retaining wall and a sediment control system.
Council’s Projects and Services Committee agreed with the recommendation that engineering options should not be pursued on 12 December 2012. The Committee recommended that instead, planning and regulatory options should be developed to identify hazard zones which would take into account the level of risk involved for all properties in the township.
In early-June 2012, the Whakatāne District Council initiated a review of the wastewater reticulation scheme which has been proposed for Matatā since 2004.
Resource consent is required to continue disposal of the treated wastewater to the ocean. The existing Resource Consent expired on 31 July 2010.A new consent has been lodged.
The Council is conducting investigations to identify areas to repair in the Edgecumbe Wastewater Reticulation
Whakatane District Council is investigating ways to improve harbour entrance and navigation across the Whakatane River bar.
A study has been conducted on the catchments of streams in Whakatane, Ohope and the escarpments above Ohope and Whakatane.
Council is investigating the feasibility of a groundwater water supply for Whakatane
Council will be replacing service connections and installing back flow devices over the next two years