Sewer Renewals - Christchurch Central


Renewal of the sewers and laterals in Madras Street.


Madras Street between Canon and Purchas Streets.


Work will start on 4 November 2019 until 24 December 2019


The existing sewer mains and laterals have reached the end of their useful life.


The contractor is Downer NZ phone 0800 024 620 between 7 am- 6 pm Monday to Friday. The sub-contractor is Tru Line Civil who will relay the sewer. Phone 3768 6862. Advise us if you have specific property access requirements e.g. medical visits, home help, large vehicle deliveries, planned works.




  • Traffic management will be installed to keep both the workers and road users safe.
  • Please be aware that a reduced speed limit will be in place going through the site
  • There may be times when vehicle access to your property may be restricted. This will be temporary and our contractor will door knock beforehand so you can move your vehicle if necessary.
  • The laterals will be renewed along with the main line.
  • Please phone Downer's Contract Manager should you have any questions or concerns. Phone 0800 024 620