Hawke’s Bay Regional Council seeks approval for groundwater storage trial

Hakwe’s Bay Regional Council is working to set up a managed aquifer recharge system that would see water from the Waipawa River redirected and stored underground in gravel. Photo / NZME

The future of Hawke’s Bay’s water storage problems may lie beneath our feet.

With the region in drought for two consecutive summers and any future large-scale water storage options still years away, Hawke’s Bay Regional

Elna M. Lemons