Abstraction of water from sources (total volume, m3)
Consumption of drinking water (m3 per connection, per day)
Purpose of indicator
Current information and trend
Source: Rotorua District Council, 2012 and Statistics New Zealand, 2012
- Since 2002 estimated population has increased slightly, while water abstraction has remained steady.
- The greatest demand for water is from the residential sector, then the commercial sector and the agricultural sector.
- Consumption of water has remained steady for all sectors.
- Six major projects are identified for water supply services in council’s Long-term Plan 2012-2022