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Waipukurau Water Firefighting and Reticulation Improvements

Waipukurau Water Firefighting and Reticulation Improvements

Waipukurau Water Firefighting and Reticulation Improvements

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.

Further detail on the project is available via the drop down below.

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.

The following stages make up the first 3 Stages / Years of work.

Stage 1 : Hunter Park Reservoir to South Service Lane/ Ruataniwha St

Stage 2 : South Service Lane/Ruataniwha St along Ruataniwha St then into Northumberland St

Stage 3 : Northumberland to Peel St

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.

Overview of Firefighting Programme Waipukurau

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.

This will see council and contractors target certain areas of the Waipukurau network to add the most value to the network improvements.

Council plans to have a contractor in place to start the first component of work in March/ April 2019.

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

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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