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Tauranga City Council prepares for more intense rainfall

Publication date:  February 2008
Publication reference number:  INFO 268

Tauranga City Council prepares for more intense rainfall is a case study on stormwater issues in Tauranga. In May 2005, the Western Bay of Plenty was hit by intense storms that caused flooding throughout the region. In response to the flooding, the council undertook a study to determine changes in the region's rainfall. Tauranga City Council is now considering the predicted climate change impacts as it designs new and upgraded stormwater infrastructure.