Welcome to the homepage for Water New Zealand's Stormwater Group. The Stormwater Group caters to all people involved or interested in the management of Stormwater systems in an urban context

The Stormwater Special Interest Group was established in 2001 and has a membership of over 400 interested people throughout New Zealand. Member interests are represented by an elected management committee, who operate under the wider umbrella of Water New Zealand.

The Groups Key objectives include:

  • Assist in the definition and promotion of best industry practice for the management of stormwater within New Zealand.
  • The advancement of stormwater operation and management in order to:
    • Enhance the environment, and
    • Protect people and assets.
  • To disseminate information related to stormwater issues
  • To provide a forum for the discussion of stormwater management issues
  • To promote and undertake projects in areas of common need and interest
  • Assist and provide comment on national industry standards and policies
  • To promote lines of communication within all sectors of the stormwater community
  • To promote education and public understanding of stormwater issues

Material on this site provides an overview of the Stormwater Special Interest Group activities, planned events, technical articles, projects and links to affiliated Stormwater sites.

We welcome your comments and feedback - please contact the Stormwater Group liaison or fill in the feedback form if you have suggestions for the Group or would like to be involved with the Stormwater Group.

Water New Zealand members can view the Stormwater committee's details here.