Resource consent application:
Applicant: Hurunui District Council
Address for service: Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, Attn: Eoghan O’Neill, PO Box 389, Christchurch 8041
CRC170833 - Discharge permit to discharge treated wastewater to the Waikari River
CRC170945 - Resource consent to use land for a community wastewater treatment plant
The application relates to the use of land for the Waikari wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and the associated discharge of treated wastewater at 161 Weka Pass Road (SH7), Waikari (NZ Topo50 BV24:7608-4411). The discharge to the Waikari River was previously authorised by resource consent CRC052974.
The WWTP includes a primary treatment pond, a secondary treatment pond and a buffer storage pond. The two treatment ponds are clay lined and the buffer pond is lined with HPDE. The combined surface area of all three ponds is approximately 1.1 ha.
The applicant proposes to discharge up to 600 cubic metres, at a maximum rate of seven litres per second, of treated wastewater per day into the Waikari River, when conditions are not suitable for the discharge to land. Discharge of treated wastewater to land is currently authorised by resource consent CRC951961.1.
A consent duration of 15 years is sought.
Submissions close no later than 5.00pm on Thursday 17 November 2016.
A copy of the submission can be served on the Applicant at the address above.
A copy of the application can be read at: http://ecan.govt.nz/services/online-services/pages/consent-search.aspx.