Councils to seek views on proposed sub-regional approach to manage water.
More than half a million dollars is to be invested for critical improvements to the Livingstone Aquatic Centre.
Contractors have completed installing nearly 11,400 new water meters across Waipa district, paving the way for separate water billing to begin next year.
Independent research has identified a "clear market" for a new Waipa discovery centre promoting the district's unique character and identity.