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Design of the stormwater system

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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
  • safety
  • 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.

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Maintenance of stormwater infrastructurehttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/stormwater/maintenance-stormwater-infrastructureMaintenance of stormwater infrastructureThe 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 networkhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/stormwater/Pages/entering-public-stormwater-network.aspxEntering the public stormwater networkIf 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 stormwaterhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/stormwater/Pages/how-we-manage-stormwater.aspxHow we manage stormwaterWe 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