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SCIRT Progress Statistics


Completed Work

WASTEWATER  331 km pipe (54%) repaired/replaced
50 pump stations (61%) repaired/replaced
STORM WATER 32 km of pipe (40%) repaired/replaced
4 pump stations (45%) repaired/replaced
FRESH WATER 52 km of pipe (61%) repaired/replaced
20 pump stations and reservoirs  (69%) repaired/replaced
ROADING       927,103 sq m of road (57%) repaired/replaced
116 bridges/culverts (76%) repaired/replaced
96 retaining walls (49%) repaired/replaced

90% of design is complete


66% of construction is complete


91% of Central City Work is complete


70% of the whole SCIRT programme is complete



Current Work

39 projects valued at 107.7 million dollars are being designed
59 projects totalling 132.9 million dollars are being estimated

138 projects valued at 624.3 million dollars are under construction

250 projects totalling 536.5 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
1,435.4 million dollars is the total value of work within the rebuild programme



4733 work notices distributed to 1,111,951 residents
196 e-newsletters produced
141 school visits
27,051 face to face meetings
4284 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 15 April 2015