Havelock North suffered a water crisis in August 2016 with more than 5000 residents falling ill due to contaminated water. During the immediate aftermath all of the small town’s water bores were shutdown, leaving the both Hastings and Havelock North short of water. Water restrictions were put in place, however, fringe areas were suffering loss of water supply during peak demand periods. Havelock North urgently needed additional capacity.
Once the technical and process requirements to safely reinstate one of Havelock North’s Bore Water supplies was confirmed, Control Box was engaged to construct the new Water Treatment Plant. Control Box designed, installed and commissioned the required Pipework and Control Systems to accommodate the new Filtration and UV Treatment equipment.
Components of this project completed by Control Box included: