Photo Competition


Water New Zealand Photo Competition 2022 


This years overall winner was


Antoine Foulon, Watercare 

Full dam sunset - Waitakere Dam, end of a stormy day when the water level rose to the spillway to create a remarkable waterfall. 


Our finalists in the following categories were: 

Our People

Ben Lunjevich, Dempsey Wood - Butt Welding a 1000mm Waste-water Line in South Auckland. The line was welded, directionally drilled and installed all in one day. It was a small workspace, involving some big gear so a bit of planning was involved to ensure we kept access to other area's of the site possible and safe. 
Our Assets

Antoine Foulon, Watercare - Full dam sunset - Waitakere Dam, end of a stormy day when the water level rose to the spillway to create a remarkable waterfall. 

Innovation


Richard Sutton, ESR - The skilled McMillian Drilling drillers using a sonic drill to rig to core on an angle into the downflow face of Silverstrem Premeable Reactive Barrier (PRB) in order to take samples to study the levels of bio-clugging within the woodship PRB. The PRB Silverstream is part of a research program looking at ways to remove nitrates from groundwater and farm run off. 


Natural Environment


Roger Fraser, Water Systems Management - Site Care dredge on Blenheim oxidation ponds working with Southwater dredging the ponds. 


The winner was decided by online voting. 

The winner will receive a free registration to the Water New Zealand Conference & Expo 2022 including the Gala Dinner, valued at $1700. 


Conditions of entry for photo submissions: 

  • The photographer must be a member of the industry, submissions by professional photographers will not be accepted. 
  • The submitter must have the permission of any individuals featured in the photo to enter it in the photo competition, and for it to be used for Water New Zealand promotional purposes. 
  • Water New Zealand has the right to use all entries in publications at our discretion. 
  • The photo must be high resolution without watermarks or logos (at least 1MB, preferably larger). 
  • Please submit no more than 5 photos per person. 
  • Please include the category you wish to enter, the location of photo, a brief description, and contact details for submitter.  

*Winner must reside in New Zealand