Waitaki Street - stormwater flood management


We are constructing flood protection, stormwater storage and treatment and ecologically restoring tidal wetlands in this area of the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Regeneration Area.


To improve stormwater management and flood protection for neighbouring communities, and to ecologically restore this valuable area of the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor in line with the OARC Regeneration Plan.


The entire area bound by the Ōtākaro Avon River, Pages Road and Anzac Drive.


24 January 2022 to late June 2023. Monday to Saturday, 7am to 6pm (weather/site condition dependent).


There will be various contractors on site as the project works are divided into several separate contracts. Phone Kamal Narang 027 245 1478, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.


  • Work will take place across the whole area bound by the Ōtākaro Avon River, Pages Road and Anzac Drive. The plan can be seen on the next page.
  • At various times throughout the project there will be traffic management in place as required. We don't expect any major impact access to affected properties or to the adjacent roads. Traffic management will be operational at off peak times and will be operational twice a week.
  • The works might result in increased dust, noise and vibrations. We will try to keep any disruption to a minimum and apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused.
  • Safety is our number one priority. Stay clear and stay alert. Please keep children and pets at a safe distance from the worksite and construction machinery.


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