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SCIRT Progress Statistics


Completed Work

WASTEWATER  341 km pipe (57%) repaired/replaced
53 pump stations (65%) repaired/replaced
STORM WATER 33 km of pipe (42%) repaired/replaced
4 pump stations (48%) repaired/replaced
FRESH WATER 66 km of pipe (77%) repaired/replaced
20 pump stations and reservoirs  (69%) repaired/replaced
ROADING       960,773 sq m of road (59%) repaired/replaced
118 bridges/culverts (78%) repaired/replaced
98 retaining walls (51%) repaired/replaced

91% of design is complete


66% of construction is complete


92% of Central City Work is complete


72% of the whole SCIRT programme is complete



Current Work

30 projects valued at 79.6 million dollars are being designed
60 projects totalling 153.9 million dollars are being estimated

137 projects valued at 602 million dollars are under construction

258 projects totalling 567.3 million dollars are being handed back to asset owners
220 projects totalling 33.9 million dollars are complete and have been handed back to asset owners
1,436.6 million dollars is the total value of work within the rebuild programme



4894 work notices distributed to 1,142,600 residents
200 e-newsletters produced
145 school visits
28,842 face to face meetings
4355 non-traffic related signs about our work.

85% of the community is satisfied with SCIRT communication





Ministry for the Environment Green Ribbon Award 2014

- Caring for our water - Opereration Dry July

Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) Award 2014

- Sustained public relations (highly commended)

New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards 2013

- Excellence in Community Engagement (winner)

- Water, waste and amenities (finalist)

- Young engineer of the year (finalist)

Champion Canterbury Business Awards 2013 

- The Press Champion Canterbury Supreme Award (winner)

- Champion Infrastructure (winner)

The Brunel Medal 2013

New Zealand Planning Institute Best Practice Award 2012

- Integrated planning and investigations (winner)

A combined award with Christchurch City Council, Environment Canterbury and Beca for a collaborative approach to a global consenting framework.

12D International Innovation Awards (Gold)

esri Awards 2012

- Special achievement in GIS


Last updated 14 May 2015