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Joint Hearing
by Independent Commissioners
was held in Te Anau: 14 July 2014
and concluded 18 July 2014.

Outcome - briefly:
The Commissioners have adjourned the
Environmental hearing for a period of time.

Research is to be carried out by
SDC on several issues, with
results to be peer reviewed and then
sent to submitters for comment.


Fiordland Advocate: 24 July 2014

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New documents below: The majority of information forwarded to submitters as of June 2014. Can also be downloaded at: Environment Southland


Note
:In addition to the discharge consents to spray efflluent to land and to air, SDC has issued a Notice of Requirement (NOR)
seeking to designate the Northern & Southern Blocks of the Kepler land area (D80) as a Public Utility.

The Southern Block is not included as part of the application; it has now been included, as a contingency measure,
to signal that it could be used for disposal of treated wastewater in the future:
. .See item below: 2 (f)
What is a Designation? . . . Submissions Lodged Re: D80, pages 2 - 6 . . . Fiordland Advocate: 14 Feb 2013 . . . . . .SDC, Designation 80, Public Utility (1.8 MB)

Submitters received via email or post, the documents noted below on the webpage: 1, 2, 3. Sent courtesy of:
- The Southland Regional Council, commonly know as 'Environment Southland' (ES).
- The Southland District Council (SDC).
- The law firm representing (our representatives) SDC.
- Fish & Game NZ.

1.. . Cover Letter, ES and SDC Cover letter 4th June 2014 from Environment Southland (ES) & Southland District Council (SDC). (ES Ref: APP-302625-01. SDC Ref: Designation 80)

. . . .. . . .. . . .Cover letter refers to enclosed documents: a, b, c, d, noted below. ( File, Cover letter ES/SDC, 4th June 2014. 1.31 MB )

(a)
. .Lodgement of Evidence, Commisioner Chairman Memorandum from the Hearing Commission Chair - Directing Lodgement of Evidence: ( File, Memorandum from Chair 1.8 MB )

(b)
. .Joint Hearings Procedure Procedure for Joint Hearings: ( File, Hearing Procedure 1.4 MB )

(c)
. .MWH, drafts, management plans Further information - Cover letter, MWH NZ Ltd., MWH Ref: Z1041108: ( File, Cover letter, MWH,. 233 KB )

. . . .. . . .. . . .Cover letter refers to: A draft Environmental Management Plan (EMP). A draft Operations Plan. An assessment of Ponding issues.
(d)
. .MWH, drafts, management plans Further information per above letter - provided by the applicant / SDC: ( File, EMP etc., Pg 5-20 noted below 1.34 MB )

. . . .. . . .. . . .Pg 5) Draft, Environmental Management Plan. Pg 7) Project Communication. Pg 9) Operations Management. Pg 10) Management of birds.

. . . .. . . .. . . .Pg 11) Groundwater Quality. Pg 14) Emergency Management Plan. Pg 13) Monitoring wells - diagram of wells.

. . . .. . . .. . . .Pg 16-20) Appendix A: Discharge of Treated Wastewater.

. . . .. . . .. . . .EMP: Odour - monitoring complaints. Pg 21) EMP - Discharge of Odour to Air - Monitoring / Complaints: ( File, EMP odour, monitoring 572 KB )

. . . .. . . .. . . .MWH, drafts, management plans Appendix B: Odour Management Plan. May 2014: ( File, Odour Managment Plan 1.32 MB )


 

    2.. ..Cover Letter, 20th June 2014, ES and SDC Cover letter 20th June 2014 from Environment Southland & SDC. (ES Ref: APP-302625-01. SDC Ref: Designation 80)

. .. .. .. .. .. .. .Above cover letter refers to a CD/compact disc, and enclosed documents: e, f, noted below. ( File, Cover letter, 20th June 2014. 1.31 MB )

(e). ..Staff Report, ES, Joint Hearing Environment Southland - Staff Report, 14/CC/76. For Hearing of Application - Ref: APP-302625-01: ( File, ES Staff Report, 73 pages. 1.31 MB )

(f). .. SDC, Designation 80, Public Utility SDC - Summary of Report - proposal to issue Notice of Requirement (NOR) re Designation 80: ( File, NOR 30 pages. 1.8 MB)

Proposal to include the Kepler Block land ( Lot 2 DP 410687), as a Public Utility / Designation 80
for the disposal of treated wastewater. The file Includes comments of Submitters

(g). ..Designation 80, Notice of Requirement. Water & Waste Services Division, NOR, Designation 80: ( File, Appendix 4. Water & Waste Services. 749 KB )

(h). ..Designation 80, Rules & Policies. Policies & Rules, Designation 80. Pg 39) Odour issues: ( File, Appendix 1. Rules / Public Utility. 316 KB )

(i). .. Designation 80, Rules & Policies. Designation 80. Pg 46) Infrastructure: ( File, Appendix 2. Designation 80 / Public Utility. 168 KB )

Compact Disc, CD

. .. .. .. .. .. .. .The disc includes: Copy of the original SDC Application. Copies of submissions, and also the submissions on: Designation 80.

(j). ..Air Quality, scientist input. Technical comment, Air Quality Scientist:. .. .Further comments: ..Air Quality, further comments, scientist input. ( Files, Air Quality. 99 KB. Further comments: 101 KB )

(k). .Hydrogeology comments. Technical comment, Hydrogeology Specialist: Further comments: Hydrogeology, further comments. ( Files, Hydrogeology. 140 KB. Further comments: 141 KB )

(L). .Water Quality Standards. Water Quality Standards - Regional Water Plan / Appendix G: ( File, Water Quality Standards. 675 KB )

(m). Plans, maps, diagrams, aerial photos. Location Plans / Maps / Aerial photos: ( File, Plans - Maps. 675 KB )

(n). .Jacob Smyth: Fish & Game Submissions Fish & Game NZ, Submissions: Jacob Smyth, Resource Management Officer. ( File, Jacob Smyth. 10 Pages. 825 KB )


 

    3. Documents below emailed to submitters from the Law Firm representing SDC, the documents below are Statements of Evidence, For SDC:

(o). . Solictor for SDC: M R Garbett. Legal Submissions Legal Submissions of Counsel for SDC: Michael R Garbett, Solicitor for SDC. ( File, Solicitor: M R Garabett. 24 Pages. 18.5 MB )

(p). . A. Davoren. Statement of Evidence Anthony Davoren: Managing Director, HydroServices Ltd. ( File, A. Davoren. 46 Pages. 1.6 MB )

(q). . Ian D. Evans. Statement of Evidence Ian D. Evans: SDC Strategic Water and Waste Manager. ( File, Ian D. Evans. 31 Pages. 610 KB )

(r). . .Ian L. Marshall. Statement of Evidence Ian Marshall: SDC Group Manager Services & Assets. ( File, Ian Marshall. 6 Pages. 86 KB )

(s). . Kevyn Lockyer. Statement of Evidence Kevyn Lockyer: MWH Principal Process Engineer. ( File, Kevyn Lockyer. 14 Pages. 317KB )

(t). . .Roger Oakley. Statement of Evidence Roger Oakley: MWH Water & Waste Team Leader. ( File, Roger Oakley. 17 Pages. 114 KB )

(u). . Simon Beal. Statement of Evidence Simon Beale: MWH Senior Environmental Planner, Senior Environmental Scientist. ( File, S. Beale. 54 Pages. 459 KB )

(v). . Susan Bennett. Statement of Evidence Susan Bennett: MWH Senior Environmental Scientist. ( File, Susan Bennett. 13 Pages. 1.06 MB )

. . The above Memorandum 1.(a) from the Commissioner Chair, directed all expert witnesses to summarize their pre-circulated evidence.
. . Summary not to exceed one page. The summaries were distributed to attendees at the Hearing. (Copies available on request).


 
     
   

The Application for Resource Consent by SDC is to:

1. Discharge treated wastewater from the Te Anau WWTP, onto land at the Kepler Block, using spray irrigation.
2. Discharge odour to air associated with the discharge of treated wastewater onto land.
3. Designate the Kepler Block land as a Public Utility.

Joint Hearing: Three submissions below, presented by the public at the Hearing: 14th - 18th July 2014
. . . . . .. . .Old webpage pre-submissions: Page


Download Application, (320 pages) 26 MB

         
. Jacob Smyth: Fish & Game Submissions Allan Youlden   . Ruth Shaw: Submission to Hearing Ruth Shaw
. Chairman, Manapouri CDA   . Representative, Manapouri Community
. ( File, Allan Youlden. 7 Pages. 179 KB )   . ( File, Ruth Shaw. 13 Pages. 476 KB )
..   ..
. Click image at left to download:..   ..John Hardcastle, Submission to Hearing John Hardcastle
..SDC Resouce Consent Application. No. 302625   . Mount York Road, Near Manapouri
..( File, 320 Pages. 26 MB )   . ( File, John Hardcastle. 9 Pages. 355 KB )
ES Ref: APP-302625-01          

SDC Ref: Designation 80

         

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