Featured Projects

A significant portion of our work entails undertaking peer reviews, research and strategy development, stakeholder consultation and consent review The following are a selection of projects that the company has, and/or continues to work on:

Technical Science Lead for the collaborative development of the Lake Waikare and Whangamarino Catchment Management Plan.

Client: Waikato Regional Council

Technical peer review of the stormwater management design for Transmission Gully

Client: Greater Wellington Regional Council

Development of a catchment scale stormwater, riparian and erosion and sediment control life cycle costing model.

Client: Cawthron Institute Trust and NIWA

Other Projects

  • Development of a rural stormwater strategy for the Rodney District. Client – Rodney District Council (RDC)
  • Development of a stormwater treatment prioritization strategy for the Rodney District. Client – RDC
  • Preparation of the Point Wells catchment management plan. Client – RDC
  • Continued capital works tracking, asset planning and consent advice to the stormwater department at RDC. Client RDC
  • Development of a countryside living stormwater code of practice (jointly with Aqua Terra International Ltd). Client – Auckland Regional Council (ARC) and associated local authorities
  • Joint (with SouthernSkies Environmental Ltd) compilation of the Mahurangi Integrated Catchment Discussion Document. Client - ARC
  • Construction and Maintenance costing of stormwater devices proposed for the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens. Client – ARC
  • Specialist consent advice; stormwater and sediment control consent processing; network consent processing and management; assistance with CMPs; review of stormwater design guidelines, and joint running of the TP10 Stormwater Course with Aqua Terra International Ltd. Client – ARC
  • Specialist ICMP advice and technical review – ARC Stormwater Action Team
  • Specialist network discharge consent and stormwater discharge consent advice, policy advice and training – Network Consent Team and Natural Resources and Specialist Input – Stormwater Team, Auckland Council (AC)
  • Development of a peer review process for catchment management plans. Client – AC
  • Consultation facilitator for the Waitemata, Tamaki and Manukau NDC applications (ongoing). Client – AC
  • A review of the funding gap and alternative funding mechanisms for stormwater management in Auckland. Client - AC
  • External Peer Review of the Transit NZ Study: “Efficiency of Proprietary Devices for treating road runoff”.  Client – NIWA
  • Development of a catchment scale stormwater, riparian and erosion and sediment control life cycle costing model. Client – Cawthron Institute Trust and NIWA
  • Development of a “Life Cycle Costing Model” for stormwater management devices. Client – Landcare Research
  • Technical peer review of wetland designs for stormwater discharge consents – Environment Canterbury
  • Technical peer review of the stormwater management design for Transmission Gully – Greater Wellington Regional Council
  • Research and writing a paper on the economic costs and benefits of low impact design. Client - Aqua Terra International for inclusion into the Tauranga City Council LID manual
  • Development of and teaching a 2 day advanced stormwater training course for the NZTA Stormwater Standard across New Zealand (jointly with Aqua Terra International Ltd). Client – NZTA
  • Development of and teaching a 1 day consent and compliance course for network operators (jointly with SouthernSkies Environmental Ltd). Client - NZWETA
  • Development of and teaching a 2 day low impact design stormwater course (jointly with Aqua Terra International Ltd). Client – ARC; NZWETA
  • Specialist stormwater and sediment control consent advice, and stormwater training. Clients – AECOM, AR and Associates, and Woods
  • Technical Science Lead for the collaborative development of the Lake Waikare and Whangamarino Catchment Management Plan.  Client – Waikato Regional Council
  • Life cycle costing analysis of three waters infrastructure (stormwater, wastewater and water supply) for the Porirua Whaitua (catchment area).  Client – Greater Wellington Regional Council