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SCIRT Progress Statistics


Completed Work

WASTEWATER  383 km pipe (62%) repaired/replaced
54 pump stations (67%) repaired/replaced
STORM WATER 36 km of pipe (48%) repaired/replaced
4 pump stations (53%) repaired/replaced
FRESH WATER 69 km of pipe (81%) repaired/replaced
20 pump stations and reservoirs  (69%) repaired/replaced
ROADING       1,024,892 sq m of road (63%) repaired/replaced
120 bridges/culverts (79%) repaired/replaced
101 retaining walls (57%) repaired/replaced

91% of design is complete


70% of construction is complete


94% of Central City Work is complete


73% of the whole SCIRT programme is complete



Current Work

26 projects valued at 59 million dollars are being designed
52 projects totalling 134.9 million dollars are being estimated

140 projects valued at 609 million dollars are under construction

210 projects totalling 550.8 million dollars are being handed back to asset owners
278 projects totalling 70.7 million dollars are complete and have been handed back to asset owners
1,423.8 million dollars is the total value of work within the rebuild programme



5063 work notices produced. 1,190,147 copies of work notices delivered to residents and businesses.
201 e-newsletters produced
149 school visits
29,734 face to face meetings
4433 non-traffic related signs about our work.

89% of the community is satisfied with SCIRT communication





Hays National Association of Women in Construction Excellence Awards 2015

- Helen Tippett Award, SCIRT Women in Construction (winner)

- Professional Woman of the Year, Paula Lock (highly commended)

These awards celebrate achievements in advancing and furthering the interests of women in the construction industry. 

Territorial Forces Employer Support Council Award 2014

- Canterbury and Upper South Island regional employer of the year

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 June 2015