Kaiapoi River Stopbank Buttresing

Contract: C2014/E6 Kaiapoi River Stopbank Buttressing

Client: Environment Canterbury

Contract Period: June – August 2015

Description: This contract is for the supply and placement of approximately 5,725 m3 of compacted gravels to construct and form a buttress over 975m on the existing Kaiapoi River Stopbank near its confluence with the Waimakariri River. Works also included the installation of a new headwall, extension of a culvert and the extension of an open drain through the new buttress.  The completed buttress is topsoiled and hydroseeded.