Waimakariri Flood Protection Project

MBD Contracting has undertaken work for Environment Canterbury Regional Council on the Waimakariri Flood Protection Project.
This work spanned over 10 years from 2010 – 2019 and saw us complete 11 portions of work that make up the overall project.

The purpose of the project is to reduce the risk of flooding in Christchurch City and in the Waimakariri and Selwyn districts.
The project work comprised of:
– upgrading 35km of existing primary stopbank
– construction of 25km of secondary stopbank
– 8km of rock armour placed along various parts of the Waimakariri River