Environment Canterbury and Selwyn District Council have received applications for resource consents for the damming of water in an on-farm dam for the purposes of water distribution and irrigation, and the associated use of land. Dammed water will be used for the purposes of irrigation of approximately 3,500 Ha between the Hawkins and Waimakariri Rivers (note: the irrigation activity is already authorised by an existing resource consent).
Applicant: Central Plains Water Limited
Address for Service: PO Box 9424, Tower Junction, Christchurch 8149. Attn: Susan Goodfellow
Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The applicant has applied for the following resource consents in relation to the proposed development to:
CRC164541 – Water and land use permit for the damming and impoundment of surface water associated with irrigation activities on the corner of State Highway 73 and Coxs Road. The maximum dammed water volume shall be approximately 2.15 million cubic metres.
A consent duration of 35 years is sought for this proposal.
Selwyn District Council
RC155704 – Earthworks to construct, use and maintain a water storage pond, located at the corner of State Highway 73 and Coxs Road, Sheffield.
A lapsing period of 10 years is sought pursuant to section 125 of the RMA.
Submissions must be received by Environment Canterbury not later than 5 p.m. on Monday 2nd May 2016.
If using the online submission form a copy of your submission will automatically be sent to the Applicant. Please note that the online form cannot accept attachments. A copy of a word version submission form; and to read a copy of the applications received by Environment Canterbury and Selwyn District Council can be found at this link: http://ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/consent-projects/Pages/central_plains_water.aspx