Dama wallaby control
We're exploring options to upgrade the Ford Road pump station system. Our aim is to provide a safe, reliable and efficient drainage system to the lower Kaituna catchment area, that meets modern standards.
The Ford Road pump station is a key asset in the Kaituna Catchment Rivers and Drainage Control Scheme. It's maintained by Council on behalf of the community.
The pump station:
The current pump station system is nearing the end of its useful life, and needs replacement in order to maintain safe operation and current service levels.
We're planning to start consultation with iwi and affected parties on a preferred option this summer.
The existing Ford Road pump station is nearing the end of its useful life, and needs replacement in order to maintain safe operation and current service levels.
Council is currently exploring options for replacing the system with an upgraded pumping facility that will be designed to:
The full scope and details of the Ford Road pump station upgrade are still being defined. Our first step is to examine the range of possible options, sites, opportunities and risks.
Work to date has focused on information gathering, options assessment and community consultation. Based on the outcomes of our consultation we are now developing concept designs for two upgrade options, so that we can better explore the likely ecological effects and financial comparability of each. A preferred option will then be consulted on for further consideration later this year (2020).
If you'd like to find out more, or want to share any ideas, concerns or comments about the project with us, please contact the Project Manager, Kathy Thiel-Lardon on 0800 884 881 extension 8144 or use the feedback form on this page.
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