Proposed contribution to Waimea Dam project

Council is considering making a contribution to the Waimea Dam Project.

The proposal was open for public consultation from 25 October 2017 – 27 November 2017. Since then, a new expert report, Drought Security – Maitai Dam (6.8MB PDF), has been received considering drought impacts for Nelson under various population growth and demand scenarios. 

The consultative process has been extended to allow public feedback on the new report. Submissions on this report can be provided from 23 March 2018 until 5pm on 23 April 2018. Hearings will be held in May 2018 and a decision made by the end of June 2018.

Read the report (6.8MB PDF)

Read the Executive Summary (144KB PDF)

Read the request for further submissions and form (397KB PDF)

Submissions have closed. See the received submissions.

Further Information

Other reports: