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Description of water race closure process and any current advertised closures.


Public Initiated Water Race Closure

The Selwyn District Council, in accordance with the special consultative procedure as outlined in the Local Government Act 2002 advises their intention to discontinue the stockwater race(s):

1 – 4.85km in the Paparua scheme, Goulds Road to Rattletrack Road

2 – 1.3km in the Malvern scheme, Station Road

3 – 0.42km in the Paparua scheme, Buchanans Road

4 – 0.15km in the Paparua scheme, West Coast Road

5 – 1.73km in the Ellesmere scheme, Pooles Road

6 – 0.8km in the Paparua scheme, Days Road

7 –1.3km in the Malvern scheme, Cryeke Road

This discontinuance will be effective from end of February 2022, subject to the consultation process.

1. Submissions close on 21 January 2022.

2. To make a submission please email or contact Council.

3. Submitters may be heard in support of their submission by a sub-committee of Council.

4. View our Summary of Proposal detailing this proposal and the sections of stockwater race to be closed.

5. Maps showing the extent of each individual race can be viewed in the Summary of Proposal document.