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Insight: Water - Who Pays?

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The pipes under our cities towns and homes deliver not just drinking water they also take away our waste reports Laura Dooney, Local Government Reporter RadioNZ.

But local councils, especially those outside the main centres, say they can't afford the upkeep of the pipes they own and struggle to pay for necessary upgrades. As the Government contemplates how to improve drinking, waste and storm water, Local Government reporter Laura Dooney asked local councils what they'd like to see happen. . . . .   . .