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Collection points for non-potable water - what you need to know

Updated 21/12/2020

Published: 3 April 2020

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Auckland Council provides support for business and rural communities

Prolonged dry weather in the Auckland region has seen the introduction of mandatory water restrictions come into effect for those on reticulated water supply since Saturday 16 May.

Non-potable water for business

To assist businesses with non-essential outdoor water use, Auckland Council has made alternative water supplies, (non-potable or non-drinking water) available; it is free to collect.

Water is available at the sites listed below, click here to view a map of non-potable water collection sites.

All sites will now remain open during Level 1, 2 and 3 for businesses operating to government guidelines.

126 Hugo Johnston Drive,

7.30am (large trucks) 9am (vehicles) – 5pm Monday to Friday

7.30am - 3.30pm Saturday

Suitable for exterior cleaning

Bulk supply available, call Herman in advance: 021802441

Wear Hi-Vis


Permanently closed from 12pm, 22 December 2020

467 Puhinui Road, Wiri

8am – 4pm Monday – Saturday

Suitable for exterior cleaning

Up to 3000L per visit (not for bulk supply)

PPE gear required *

Western Springs (Speedway entrance)

Stadium Road, Western Springs.

Stadium road can be accessed from 751 Great North Road. 


7.30am – 3pm Monday to Friday

NOT suitable for exterior cleaning*

Small and bulk supply available

Limit of up to 10,000L per fill

PPE required*

Permanently closed from 12pm, 23 December 2020

Rosedale Park

Access from Paul Matthews    Road 

7.30am – 5pm Monday to Saturday
(Saturday opening times subject to change)

Suitable for exterior cleaning

Up to 3000L per visit

PPE gear required*

Lake Pupuke (Quarry Lake) North Shore Rowing Club
1a Northcote Road, Takapuna

7.30am – 4pm Monday – Friday

Suitable for exterior cleaning*

3-10,000L per visit (dependant on demand)

PPE gear required*

* See Q&A for further details  [opens in .docx file]

Staff onsite will ask you to sign an agreement provided by Auckland Council for the water and supply additional details as part of the COVID-19 track and trace requirements.

You can get in touch with us at

Christmas opening hours

See the table below for the Christmas period opening hours for these sites:

Receive email updates for major site changes

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Auckland Council adopts cautious approach to adjusting water restrictions

Auckland Council resolved today to maintain residential water restrictions for the time being and, from October 12, to slightly adjust restrictions on outdoor water use by businesses.

Water restrictions in Auckland

As of 11 January, water levels in Auckland’s nine water collection dams sit at 66.9 per cent.