News

Resource consent application status

Tasman District Council has put processing of the applications for replacement resource consents for Bell Island Wastewater Treatment Plant is on hold until 1 May 2019.

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Emerging Organic Contaminants

Emerging Organic Contaminants (EOCs) have been defined as synthetic or naturally-occurring chemicals or any microorganisms not commonly monitored in the environment, but which have the potential to enter the environment...

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Wind put to use at Bell Island

The Nelson Regional Sewerage Business Unit (NRSBU) is trialling the use of wind powered mixers in one of its treatment ponds at Bell Island.

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A+ for energy use at Bell Island

An independent energy audit of the region’s sewerage treatment plant at Bell Island has come back with impressive results.

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Regional Pipeline Upgrade - Progress Report 8 August 2011

Currently, March Construction, pipeline subcontractor to Downers Ltd, have installed approximately 650m of both the 800mm dia and 250mm dia HDPE pipelines.

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Regional Pipeline Upgrade

The Nelson Regional Sewerage Business Unit begins work next week on the installation of a new waste water pipeline across the Waimea Estuary from Monaco to Bells Island.

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Tenders let for pipeline upgrade

A tender to the value of $8,746,500 was let to Downer EDI Works Ltd for the construction of the works associated with the construction of the Regional Pipeline Upgrade contract.

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Annual Report 2009-10 now available

The NRSBU Annual Report for 2009-10 is now available.

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Resource consent granted for regional pipeline project

Resource consent has been issued for the Nelson Regional Sewerage Business Unit (NRSBU) to construct a duplicate wastewater pipeline across the Waimea Inlet between the Monaco Peninsula and Bells Island.

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Rising main design underway

The ~$20m project to create a new regional sewage pipeline from Monaco to Bells Island is underway, with the project currently in the resource consent process.

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Business Plan 2010/11 under review

Each year NRSBU prepares a business plan for the consideration of its owners. The 2010/11 business plan has been forwarded to the Joint Shareholders Committee of NCC and TDC.

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Treatment plant upgrade on schedule

The Bells Island Wastewater Treatment Plant is currently being upgraded with an estimated $9m effort to construct a new primary clarifier, inlet chamber and screen and dewatering facility.

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