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Design of the stormwater system

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What the stormwater system design needs to address

The design of the stormwater system needs to address:

  • the Auckland Council standards, including the requirements of the regional National Discharge Consent (NDC)
  • environmental requirements
  • minimisation of flood risk to life and property
  • safety
  • service life, maintenance risks and costs.

Stormwater Code of Practice

This guideline document sets the standards for designing and constructing:

  • public stormwater assets
  • assets to be vested to the council.

The code of practice is available on the Auckland Design Manual website.

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