March 5th, 2015 | 0 commentsShaping future roads and water services
Local authorities need to manage the challenges of delivering future water and roads services, says the OAG's Bruce Robertson.
Figure 1. Forecast annual renewals expenditure as a percentage of the depreciation expense, 2013 to 2022.
I’ve been heartened by the reaction that we’ve had to our...
March 3rd, 2015 | 0 commentsFluoride in the drinking water
Water NZ has released a new code of practice for water fluoridation plants built or upgraded after January 1 this year. And new CE John Pfahlert says fluoride opponents may choose their opinions but they can’t pick their science.
Nothing seems to ignite public debate in a community as fast as a proposal...
March 3rd, 2015 | 0 commentsHow better street lighting is stimulating Melbourne’s economy
Melbourne has successfully revitalised its CBD and developed a strong night economy. Yet few people realise the city’s street lighting has been a vital part of the plan over the past 25 years.
Ian Dryden, the City of Melbourne’s team leader industrial design, says...