Design of the stormwater system
Te hoahoa pūnaha wai āwhā
What the design needs at address
The design of the stormwater system needs to address:
- Auckland Council standards
- environmental requirements
- minimisation of flood risk to life and property
- service life, maintenance risks and costs.
For more information, see the
Stormwater Code of Practice.
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.
|Maintenance of stormwater infrastructure||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/stormwater/maintenance-stormwater-infrastructure||Maintenance of stormwater infrastructure||The responsibility of maintaining stormwater assets such as pipes, drains, streams and channels depends on whether they are on public or private property. ||aspx|
|Entering the public stormwater network||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/stormwater/Pages/entering-public-stormwater-network.aspx||Entering the public stormwater network||If you are building or making repairs, you may need access to the stormwater network. This includes any maintenance work, cleaning, CCTV and inspection.||aspx|
|How we manage stormwater||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/stormwater/Pages/how-we-manage-stormwater.aspx||How we manage stormwater||We manage stormwater as it flows through public and private pipes, drains, streams and channels to reduce flooding and prevent the pollution of our waters. ||aspx|