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Waipukurau Water Firefighting and Reticulation Improvements

Waipukurau Water Firefighting and Reticulation Improvements

Waipukurau Water Firefighting and Reticulation Improvements

Update - 21 June 2019

Council has completed tender evaluations, and is finalising awarding a contract to our preferred supplier.

Focus will now shift to engaging with those affected by the works, as we work towards works commencing on-site in late July 2019.

Update - 10 May 2019

Council released this project to the market for tender on the 10th May 2019, through to 31st May 2019.

The tender documents are available on GETs :

Update - 05 April 2019

Council is working with Stantec to finalise a 7 year works programme to improve firefighting, resilience, pressure and allow for future growth extensions in Waipukurau. In the short term Years 1 to 3 will be tendered out as a package of works.

Council aims to have awarded a contract by June 2019 for works to commence immediately for Years 1 and 2. Year 3 will take place between 1 July 2020 and 30 June 2021.

Update - 21 February 2019

The development of a long term work programme to improve firefighting and shortfalls in reticulation is progressing well. Council are finalising the details of the programme for Year 1 and 2 immediately. This will then be taken to market for FY18/19 and FY19/20 as a combined project.

Update - 6 November 2018

A multiyear project to improve the resilience within the Waipukurau water network to improve fire-fighting capabilities and pressure within the network.

The team are currently reviewing modelling data to implement a long-term project plan to improve the capabilities and pressure within the network gradually. Council has planned for the works to take place from now 2018/19 for 7 years through to 2024/25.

A similar project will commence in Waipawa in 2020/21.

Update - 10 July 2019

We are working through the final contract deliverable's and expect works to start on Mon 29th July 2019.

The next few weeks, will see the team plan for construction, and communicate works with those affected.

This linked project commencement update is going out to all affected parties this week, outlining the works planned, and some FAQs covering key items.

Please contact council if you have any questions on 06 857 8060.

Update - 15 May 2019

The first three years scope for the project has been detailed and forms part of the tender currently in the market.

The objective is to install a water main between the Hunter Park Reservoir and Peel Street in Waipukurau. 
The proposed water main size is 225mm PE100 and approx. 600m long. The new main is proposed to cross SH2.

This work will improve the firefighting and capability of the water network.

Tender Comms Overview


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