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SCIRT Progress Statistics


Completed Work

WASTEWATER  328 km pipe (50%) repaired/replaced
60 pump stations (59%) repaired/replaced
1558 pressure wastewater tanks installed
STORM WATER 14 km of pipe (52%) repaired/replaced
4 pump stations (33%) repaired/replaced
FRESH WATER 50 km of pipe (73%) repaired/replaced
34 pump stations and reservoirs  (47%) repaired/replaced
ROADING       437, 353 sq m of road (33%) repaired/replaced
100 bridges/culverts (68%) repaired/replaced
71 retaining walls (30%) repaired/replaced

84% of design is complete


53% of construction is complete


81% of Central City Work is complete


59% of the whole SCIRT programme is complete



Current Work

77 projects valued at 250.5 million dollars are being designed
50 projects totalling 119.7 million dollars are being estimated

147 projects valued at 744.8 million dollars are under construction

285 projects totalling 399.5 million dollars are being handed back to asset owners
1,526.4 million dollars is the total value of work within the rebuild programme



4003 work notices distributed to 977,343 residents
189 e-newsletters produced
127 school visits
23,240 face to face meetings
4036 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 11 December 2014