Applicant: Environment Canterbury
Address: C/O Good Earth Matters Consulting, PO Box 2150 Christchurch, Attention: David Forrest
This application seeks resource consent to enable the applicant (the Canterbury Regional Council, otherwise known as Environment Canterbury or ECan) to carry out flood protection works for the protection of Christchurch City, Selwyn and Waimakariri Districts’ residents from the effects of a significant flood in the Waimakariri River. Essentially these works consist of:
CRC073096 - to dam and divert flood waters from the Waimakariri River, and return the flood waters into the Waimakariri River at the Otukaikino River confluence, in the event of a failure or overtopping of the primary stopbank, between map references NZMS260 M35:5520-4710 to M35:8640-5740.
CRC073097 - to discharge sediment to water, in association with the works and the discharge of contaminants from diverted flood flows in the event of a failure of the primary system.
CRC073098 - to use land and disturb the bed of the Waimakariri River for the purpose of upgrading and extending rock protection works.
The applicant has requested a term of 35 years for all the above applications.
Please note that the following concurrent resource consent applications for stopbank works, as part of the overall Waimakariri Flood Protection Project have also been made to Christchurch City Council, Waimakariri District Council, and Selwyn District Council:
Public Notice (pdf 472 kB)
Submission Form (pdf 228 kB)
Due to the very large download size of the applications and AEEs we will not be placing the documentation on our website for viewing and downloading.
For the Environment Canterbury consent applications, please contact our Customer Services Section on (03) 353 9007 or 0800 ECINFO (0800 324 636, for a copy of the CD (including all application details and Section 92s). Hard copies of the Applications and AEEs are available for viewing at our Christchurch Office.
For all other consent applications, please contact the relevant District Council as detailed below:
Waimakariri District Council
Christchurch City Council
Selwyn District Council office
Commissioners Batty and Bowden granted resource consent for the above applications.
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