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SCIRT Progress Statistics


Completed Work

WASTEWATER  398 km pipe (64%) repaired/replaced
56 pump stations (69%) repaired/replaced
STORM WATER 36 km of pipe (49%) repaired/replaced
4 pump stations (51%) repaired/replaced
FRESH WATER 72 km of pipe (84%) repaired/replaced
20 pump stations and reservoirs  (77%) repaired/replaced
ROADING       1,026,902 sq m of road (63%) repaired/replaced
121 bridges/culverts (80%) repaired/replaced
116 retaining walls (62%) repaired/replaced

92% of design is complete


72% of construction is complete


96% of Central City Work is complete


75% of the whole SCIRT programme is complete



Current Work

28 projects valued at 45.7 million dollars are being designed
45 projects totalling 120.8 million dollars are being estimated

145 projects valued at 620.9 million dollars are under construction

212 projects totalling 555.2 million dollars are being handed back to asset owners
278 projects totalling 75.5 million dollars are complete and have been handed back to asset owners
1,418 million dollars is the total value of work within the rebuild programme



5253 work notices produced. 1,229,623 copies of work notices delivered to residents and businesses.
202 e-newsletters produced
150 school visits
30,527 face to face meetings
4528 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 9 July 2015