You're invited to the:

On-site Wastewater Management Systems (OWMS) workshop

Purpose: For stakeholders to identify 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


Each sector will be invited to identify their OWMS issues for 15 mins followed by a 10 min Q & 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

Water New Zealand member: $60
NZLTC member: $60
Other: $120
Register online: Click here

If you are a Water New Zealand member please get in touch with: for the discount code.

For more information please contact:

Joint SWANS-SIG Chairs

Sandy Ormiston

Trisha Simonson

NZLTC Technical Manager

Bronwyn Humphries

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