Te Awa Pump Station

LOCATION Te Awa, Napier    PRINCIPAL Napier City Council   PROJECT DATES April 2008 to January 2009

The construction of a 20 x 18 x 7m deep in-ground concrete structure for a pump station. The scope included the installation and extraction of a sheet pile cofferdam, a 7m deep wet excavation into a live aquifer, 2m thick tremie poured concrete plug, insitu concrete works and associated site works. Mechanical Works included 1.2m Ø discharge pipework and associated valves.

Programme:  The works were completed on time as specified by the Principal.

Budget:  This project was completed at the tendered contract price.

Quality:  Project Quality Plan drawn up and observed in accordance with the company’s ISO9001 accreditation. There were no significant defects requiring remedial works.

Health & Safety:  Health and Safety Plan implemented and observed in accordance with the company’s secondary level requirements for ACC WSMP. There were zero LTIs or serious incidents.

Environmental:  There were zero environmental incidents on this project.

Traffic Management:  Traffic management was not a requirement of this project.

Public Relations & Cooperative team approach:  The works were carried out in a residential housing area. There were no issues regarding public relations or noise control.

Special Features:  Challenging site conditions dealing with working below the water table in a live aquifer. The entire project was completed with CSL resources without the need for any subcontractors.