Archive for October, 2009

Meola Creek and the Western Springs/ Three Kings Aquifer system.

October 20th, 2009

Caleb Clarke, who designed the new boardwalk in the Roy Clements Treeway has provided a very useful diagram showing the relationships between Owairaka Mt Albert, Maungawhau, Three Kings and Meola Creek on p7 of this paper. http://www.nzsses.auckland.ac.nz/Conference/2008/papers/Clarke.pdf

Central Interceptor update

October 20th, 2009

Central Interceptor project.

Watercare Services recently invited STEPS to meet and provide input to the preliminary
design of the Central Interceptor project.

The following pdfs slides show that Meola Creek provides the largest volume of overflows into
the Waitemata Harbour each year.

Central Interceptor and Associated Works Programme Central Interceptor and Associated Works Programme August 2009 Update part 1 of 2 (1Mb)

Central Interceptor and Associated Works Programme Central Interceptor and Associated Works Programme August 2009 Update part 2 of 2 (1Mb)

STEPS is pleased that Watercare Services are working on solving this serious and long
term problem.

For more information see also http://www.water.co.nz/fms/Publications/Interflow/0812interflowfinal.pdf