Ever wondered what happens to the water when you flush the toilet in your home? The moment you flush you set off a whole chain of scientific and engineering events.

This section of our website explains what happens to wastewater in Levin, Foxton, Foxton Beach, Tokomaru, Waitārere Beach, Shannon and Mangaore. It also covers trade waste and procedures to connect or disconnect from a network.

Our 'Wastewater Made Simple' booklet, available for downloading below, contains information about what happens beyond your sink, bath and toilet, the most common faults that occur on private properties, and how to fix them.

Wastewater Made Simple Booklet(PDF, 521KB)