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SCIRT Progress Statistics


Completed Work

WASTEWATER  353 km pipe (54%) repaired/replaced
60 pump stations (59%) repaired/replaced
STORM WATER 14 km of pipe (52%) repaired/replaced
4 pump stations (33%) repaired/replaced
FRESH WATER 51 km of pipe (74%) repaired/replaced
64 pump stations and reservoirs  (88%) repaired/replaced
ROADING       483, 776 sq m of road (37%) repaired/replaced
102 bridges/culverts (68%) repaired/replaced
75 retaining walls (35%) repaired/replaced

88% of design is complete


60% of construction is complete


88% of Central City Work is complete


65% of the whole SCIRT programme is complete



Current Work

50 projects valued at 163.6 million dollars are being designed
63 projects totalling 142.4 million dollars are being estimated

146 projects valued at 675.4 million dollars are under construction

293 projects totalling 504.1 million dollars are being handed back to asset owners
158 projects totalling 12.5 million dollars are complete and have been handed back to asset owners
1,498.3 million dollars is the total value of work within the rebuild programme



4313 work notices distributed to 1,042,479 residents
192 e-newsletters produced
127 school visits
25,437 face to face meetings
4157 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 12 February 2015