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River access would remain under Project Aqua

Tuesday, 2 March 2004, 10:48 am | Project Aqua

There would be ‘no net loss’ of river access routes on the south side of the Waitaki River if Meridian Energy’s proposed Project Aqua hydro-electric scheme went ahead. “Meridian Energy is proposing to provide alternative routes to existing access roads ... More >>

More Project Aqua Reports On The Way

Thursday, 19 February 2004, 10:35 am | Project Aqua

There are still a number of reports that need to be completed before the Project Aqua draft Community and Social Effects report, which was released today, can be finalised. These reports relate to effects. In addition to the draft Community and ... More >>

Meridian Energy Releases More Aqua Information

Thursday, 19 February 2004, 10:05 am | Project Aqua

Today Meridian Energy released new information about the potential social effects of its proposed Project Aqua hydro-electric scheme, and how such effects might be mitigated. More >>

Registrations of interest invited for Project Aqua

Friday, 13 February 2004, 10:13 am | Project Aqua

Suppliers and contractors are being invited to register their interest in supplying goods and services for Meridian Energy’s Project Aqua. More >>

Alliance Model Best For Project Aqua

Sunday, 11 January 2004, 3:05 pm | Project Aqua

Meridian Energy is confident the alliance model chosen to manage the design and possible construction of Project Aqua is the best way to reduce the risks around such a huge and complex project. More >>

Trout-Salmon Maintained Under Project Aqua

Wednesday, 7 January 2004, 10:35 pm | Project Aqua

Meridian Energy believes that the number of salmon and trout in the Lower Waitaki River should be able to be maintained if Project Aqua is built. More >>

Geotechnical Field Work Nearly Complete

Wednesday, 17 December 2003, 9:26 am | Project Aqua

The field work component of an extensive geotechnical investigation programme for the proposed Project Aqua hydro-electric scheme is nearly complete. More >>

New Project Aqua Office And Information Centre

Tuesday, 16 December 2003, 11:32 am | Project Aqua

The open sign is up at the new Project Aqua Office and Information Centre in Kurow. More >>

Digital Simulation Of Project Aqua Released

Monday, 15 December 2003, 11:08 am | Project Aqua

Meridian Energy has released a new digital drive-by simulation (on VHS and DVD) of the proposed Project Aqua scheme. This is part of Meridian’s commitment to continually find new ways to make it easier for people to understand what is proposed so they ... More >>

New Project Aqua Information Centre

Wednesday, 26 November 2003, 12:01 am | Project Aqua

The public will be able to see exactly how Project Aqua would look when a simulation of the project debuts at the opening of a new Project Aqua information centre in Kurow. More >>

Community To Reap Huge Benefits From Project Aqua

Tuesday, 25 November 2003, 11:11 am | Project Aqua

Hundreds of millions of dollars are expected to be spent in the Waitaki, Waimate and Timaru districts if Project Aqua is built. More >>

Project Aqua: Waitaki River Would Continue To Flow

Monday, 24 November 2003, 9:49 pm | Project Aqua

Meridian Energy would not have proposed Project Aqua if it meant having to say goodbye to the Waitaki River. More >>

Project Aqua Would Secure Sth Island Supply

Thursday, 20 November 2003, 10:51 am | Project Aqua

Project Aqua would mean more electricity is available to the South Island all the time – even during dry years. More >>

Groundwater Quality Near Landfill Improved

Friday, 26 September 2003, 11:18 am | Project Aqua

The construction of Project Aqua would improve groundwater quality in the vicinity of the Uxbridge Landfill due to the separation of the base of the landfill from the water table, says Meridian Energy spokesman Alan Seay. More >>

Project Aqua Fill Sites Put To Good Use

Thursday, 25 September 2003, 12:38 am | Project Aqua

Fill sites created by the construction of Project Aqua would all be used as either productive farmland or for possible landscape or ecological enhancement, says Meridian Energy spokesman Alan Seay. More >>

Dust Affects Of Project Aqua

Wednesday, 24 September 2003, 9:27 am | Project Aqua

People living within 100 metres of the Project Aqua construction zone are extremely unlikely to suffer any chronic health effects from dust, Meridian Energy spokesman Alan Seay said today. More >>

Project Aqua Would Create Jobs

Tuesday, 23 September 2003, 10:14 am | Project Aqua

Major economic benefits for the Canterbury and Otago regions would result from Project Aqua, a new report has shown. More >>

Safe Canals Report Ensures Project Aqua Security

Monday, 22 September 2003, 10:05 am | Project Aqua

Consistent with international practice, Meridian Energy has prepared a report outlining the ways it plans to ensure the safety of the proposed Project Aqua canals. More >>

Groundwater monitoring to start in lower Waitaki

Thursday, 10 July 2003, 3:26 pm | Project Aqua

Meridian Energy is implementing a groundwater monitoring programme throughout the Waitaki valley, as part of its investigations for its proposed Project Aqua hydro-electric scheme. More >>

More Detail On The Way For Duntroon Residents

Thursday, 26 June 2003, 3:02 pm | Project Aqua

After consultation with the Duntroon community, Meridian Energy has commissioned a more detailed artist’s impression of the proposed Duntroon recreational lake in the lower Waitaki Valley. More >>