You're invited to the:

On-site Wastewater Management Systems (OWMS) workshop - POSTPONED

POSTPONED due to COVID-19 - new date to be advised.

Purpose: For stakeholders to identify core OWMS issues in New Zealand (i.e what’s working and what isn’t)


1) Document outlining the OWMS issues as identified by each sector
2) Create a network of key stakeholders to be involved in future discussions
3) Set the agenda for a second workshop in the future to help address some of the issues

Format: Specialists from each industry sector have been invited to make 15 min presentations focused on core OWMS issues followed by 10 mins Q and A.

Sector presenters:

  • Designers: Andrew Dakers (Eco Eng) and John Cocks (John Cocks Ltd)
  • System suppliers: Brent Hawthorn (Innoflow), Mike Dawson (Hynds)
  • Installation and maintenance: Craig Rall (Envirolutions)
  • Irrigation suppliers: Bruce Richter (Netafim)
  • OSET rep: Ray Hedgeland
  • Regulators: Keith Peacock (Hawkes Bay Regional Council) Leif Pigott (Tasman District Council)
  • Training : To be confirmed
  • End user: Peter Carter (DoC)
  • Research: Malcolm McLeod (Landcare), Louise Weaver (ESR)
  • Public Health: To be confirmed

A copy of the agenda can be found here.

Water New Zealand member: $60
NZLTC member: $60
Other: $120

Register through the NZLTC conference website.

Water New Zealand members use code WNZ2020 - please note this code is only valid for current Water New Zealand members and will be checked. If you are unsure if you are a member please contact Pip Donnelly.

For more information please contact:

Joint SWANS-SIG Chairs

Sandy Ormiston

Trisha Simonson

NZLTC Technical Manager

Bronwyn Humphries

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