Canterbury Branch - Canterbury Irrigation Schemes

Location: Dunsandel Community Centre, 1456 Tramway Road, Dunsandel, New Zealand

Date: 18/10/2017

Time: 3:00 PM-5:30 PM

Canterbury Irrigation Schemes - an overview and update

Please join us for afternoon tea followed by an overview and update on Canterbury Irrigation schemes and on farm applications.


3:00pm Networking and afternoon tea

3:25pm Canterbury Irrigation - Presentation by Andrew Curtis from INZ. Andrew will give an understanding of high level numbers around irrigation in Canterbury, ramifications to irrigation of certain policy suggestion both at a national and regional level (PC5, Tariff on fresh water). The Financial modelling and reporting requirements and past/present/future financing requirements (depreciation amortisation vs consent duration).

3:55pm Individual irrigation scheme updates - Mel Brooks - MVH, Reuben Edkins - RDR, John Wright - BCI, Fiona Crombie - CPW, Alastair Rutherford - Amuri Irrigation, Chris Pile - Hurunui Water Project, Paul Reese - Waimakariri Irrigation, and Jess Dargue - Ashburton Lyndhurst Irrigation. Together they will help us to understand the individual schemes with respect to: current projects, nutrient allocation and management, future consent renewal.

5:30pm On Farm application - understand improvements of on farm application methods, flow control, PA and other technology improvements.

5:45pm Event concludes

Cost: Members: free, Non-members $10

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