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Here you can find printable resources and short educational videos that aim to inform and challenge our community about wastewater discharges. Simple adjustments to our habits at home – can make a huge difference for the health of our community and our waterways! Feel free to share these resources today.

Have you done Your DrainWise Checklist? Download it here today
Your DrainWise Checklist [PDF, 1.5 MB]

 

 

DrainWise Key Message 4 - Sinks are not rubbish bins.

Dianne is here to teach us about FATBERGS blocking our sewage system and how simple adjustments to our behavior at home, can make a world of difference for our waterways!

Watch this educational video below:

Download the printable double sided ‘Sinks are not rubbish bins’ poster here
Sinks are not rubbish bins [PDF, 1.8 MB]

 

Like Dianne said, here are some easy ways to dispose of food waste
Easy ways to dispose of food waste  [PNG, 729 KB] 


 

DrainWise Key Message 3 - Keep Stormwater and Wastewater separate.

Did you know that Gisborne has separate networks for stormwater (rain) and for wastewater (sewage)? Our local Surf Life Saving champs and the Waka Ama National Midget Champions 2019 are here to teach us about Gisborne’s different water networks.

Watch their educational video below:

Download the printable ‘keep stormwater and wastewater separate’ infographic here
Keep Stormwater and Wastewater Separate Infographic [JPG, 726 KB]

 

Download the printable double sided ‘keep stormwater and wastewater separate’ poster here
Keep Stormwater and Wastewater Separate poster  [PDF, 1.1 MB]

 


DrainWise Key Message 2 – Get to know your Gully Trap.

Mike Hall, a local Gizzy plumber, is here to teach us about Gully Traps and how “getting to know your Gully Trap…you’ll prevent a whole lot of pollution on our properties and our rivers”.

Watch his educational video below:

 

Download the printable ‘Get to know your gully trap’ poster here

Get to know your Gully Trap [PDF, 252 KB]

 


 

DrainWise Key Message 1 – Only Flush the 3 P: pee, poo and (toilet) paper.

Nick is here to remind us about what we should and should NOT be flushing down the toilet. Blocked wastewater pipes can cause sewage back-ups in your home or overflow into our city rivers.

Watch his educational video below:

 

Download the printable double sided ‘Only flush the 3 Ps’ poster here
The 3 P's [PDF, 277 KB]

 

 

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