Latest updates on the Rutherford Street project

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To keep our Smart Little City running well, we need to upgrade and improve some of our older infrastructure, including our stormwater network.

We have already undertaken considerable work along Waimea Road over the last couple of years, and now we need to continue that work down Rutherford Street. Upgrading the stormwater network in this area will reduce the likelihood of flooding to downstream properties from extreme weather events.

The next stage of this work is the Rutherford Street (Little Go Stream) stormwater upgrade – Stage 2, provisionally scheduled to get underway in April 2021.

Stage 2 - Rutherford St stormwater
Stage 2 - Rutherford St stormwater

The next stage of this work will connect a new bigger pipe to the large stormwater chamber installed in 2016