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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
98 bridges/culverts (65%) repaired/replaced
48 retaining walls (20%) repaired/replaced

82% of design is complete


52% of construction is complete


76% of Central City Work is complete


57% of the whole SCIRT programme is complete



Current Work

82 projects valued at 272 million dollars are being designed
48 projects totalling 98.2 million dollars are being estimated

150 projects valued at 792.6 million dollars are under construction

273 projects totalling 356.5 million dollars are being handed back to asset owners
1,531.2 million dollars is the total value of work within the rebuild programme



3,873 work notices distributed to 937,141 residents
183 e-newsletters produced
125 school visits
22,431 face to face meetings
3,968 non-traffic related signs about our work.

82% 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 22 October 2014