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SCIRT Progress Statistics


Completed Work

WASTEWATER  318 km pipe (48%) 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 48 km of pipe (69%) repaired/replaced
32 pump stations and reservoirs  (51%) repaired/replaced
ROADING       403 025 sq m of road (31%) repaired/replaced
95 bridges/culverts (64%) repaired/replaced
48 retaining walls (20%) repaired/replaced

80% of design is complete


45% of construction is complete


71% of Central City Work is complete


51% of the whole SCIRT programme is complete



Current Work

115 projects valued at 467.2 million dollars are being designed
37 projects totalling 92.3 million dollars are being estimated
148 projects valued at 754.1 million dollars are under construction
269 projects totalling 313.5 million dollars are being handed back to asset owners
1,638.1 million dollars is the total value of work within the rebuild programme



3577 work notices distributed to 879,843 residents
177 e-newsletters produced
123 school visits
19,683 face to face meetings
3676 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 11 September 2014