Tag Archives: Stormwater

Ecological effects of sewage and silt in Christchurch's streams and rivers

Environment Canterbury has carried out a number of surveys and studies into the effects on streams and waterways of wastewater inflows and silt deposits, and have released reports on their findings. ECan’s media release on the effects of untreated sewage being discharged into the … Continue reading

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Avonside during the heavy rain

The photographs below were taken yesterday afternoon along River Road and Avonside Drive. River Road, near Swanns Bridge, with Cowlishaw Street on the far side of the river. River Road near Dallington Terrace. The road has flooded and a breach … Continue reading

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Earthquake Royal Commission – submissions added to the on-line document library

The Earthquake Royal Commission has been adding a number of institutional and personal submissions to its on-line document library in recent days. Today submissions primarily cover aspects of seismicity and soils, with some on engineering. Two historical documents were also loaded. … Continue reading

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CCC – Infrastructure rebuild

The following is an extract from the mayor’s earthquake update released on Friday. It covers, in full, what has been done, and what is intended to be done shortly. Like us, the council is awaiting the third Tonkin & Taylor geotechnical report to … Continue reading

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Road renewal and pothole fixing

The CCC has added more to its webpage Answers to questions raised at recent Council community meetings. This time it covers the planning and timetabling of renewing and repairing roads. The full text is below. The basic points to be … Continue reading

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