Water

Rangitikei District Council supplies water to the residents of the district via six urban and four rural schemes.

Urban Schemes

  • Bulls
  • Hunterville
  • Mangaweka
  • Marton
  • Ratana
  • Taihape

The six urban schemes together consume on average 7,800 m3 per day via 139.2 kilometres of reticulation (pipelines).

Each community or scheme have their own source and treatment plants with the exception of Hunterville urban, which is supplied from the Hunterville Rural Scheme but treats to a potable standard before distribution. The Hunterville community is also on universal metering.

Rural Schemes

The four rural schemes together consume on average 4,700 m3 per day via 226.4 kilometres of reticulation (pipelines).

Rural schemes are for agricultural purposes only and are not treated to a potable standard.


Full details of Council’s plans to manage its water assets can be found in the:

Asset Management Plan 3 Waters 2014