Upper Cashmere Valley - improve flood storage


We’re improving Cashmere Valley Drain, constructing a forebay basin and improving access to the valley floor


The works will improve flood storage capacity in the valley to reduce flood risk and help improve water quality.


Upper Cashmere Valley between Shalamar Drive and Christchurch Adventure Park Access Road


15 February 2021 8:00 am to 31 July 2021 17:00pm


Fulton Hogan Ltd, phone 0800 ROADFH (0800 762334)

This work is part of the Cashmere Worsleys flood storage Project which will reduce flood risk on the Ōpāwaho/Heathcote River.

This stage of the Works will include vertical realignment the upper part of Cashmere Valley Drain, construction of a forebay to help reduce sediment load, installation of culverts and pathways to improve access to the valley, raising of access roads and landscape planting of wetland grasses, shrubs and trees to improve the ecological values of the area.

We apologise for any inconvenience and will do our best to keep any disruption to a minimum. The location of the Works are shown below