Ward Street water meter installation

Wellington Water will undertake a water meter installation on behalf of Upper Hutt City Council (UHCC) at Ward Street (opposite Number 58). The work will be carried out on the carriageway opposite 58 Ward Street and will take place from 1 June to 23 June 2017. There will be traffic management measures in place while the work is carried out.

Contractor:  Stones Contracting
Contractor’s Site Manager:  Mike Valentic, 021 916 128
Wellington Water Project Manager:  James Craig, 021 826 493  |  Jonathan Eweg, 027 688 1917
Wellington Water Contracts Officer:  Kevin Brown, 027 480 8956

Ward Street waste water renewal

Wellington Water is renewing the aging wastewater system in Ward Street, Upper Hutt, over a six month period (31 October 2016 – April 2017).

  • Phase 1: Fergusson Drive to Maclean St intersection: 31 October 2016 – April 2017
  • Phase 2: Maclean St intersection to Wilford St intersection: late 2017 – 2018

map location of ward street wastewater renewal

For further details on the 2016/2017 programme, please contact either of the following:

Contractor (Dews)
Project Manager – Sam Dews
027 598 8890

Wellington Water
Project Manager – Maria Maillo
(04) 912 4425 or 027 245 8499

Update from Wellington Water: Monday 6 March 2017

We’ve now laid approximately 520 metres of pipe. We’re opposite the Heretaunga Players and will be going past the playcentre next.

We have about 60 metres of pipes left to lay and then we’ll go back and do the connections between the old and new pipes and the connections into the manholes.

Work is progressing well and we are on track to finish in April 2017.

Thanks for bearing with us as we work to improve the resilience of infrastructure, and reduce pollution, in Upper Hutt.

Update from Wellington Water: Tuesday 21 February 2017

Approximately 370 metres of pipe have been laid and we are coming up to opposite the Miro Street Park.

Weather permitting, we are planning to reinstate the asphalt on the latest section of work so we can shorten the site over the weekend while the Heretaunga Players have their Open Day.

Thanks for bearing with us as we work to improve the resilience of infrastructure, and reduce pollution, in Upper Hutt.

Update from Wellington Water: Tuesday 31 January 2017

Good progress is being made front of the College in the last week, we’re past all the bus stops, and have asphalted over the previous section. Traffic is flowing well and we are currently opposite the College driveway where the usual access, in and out, has been maintained. Approximately 300 meters of pipe has been laid and we are coming up to the Bristols Automotive Shop. Work is still on track for completion in April.

Update from Wellington Water: Tuesday 17 January 2017

Work resumed on site last week and are scheduled to be past Heretaunga College before school starts again at the end of January. In total, we have now laid more than 200 metres of pipe and making good progress. Work is on track for completion in April.

Update from Wellington Water: Tuesday 20 December 2016

Work has progressed and we are now opposite Heretaunga College. Contractors will pack up on site on Thursday 22 December for the holiday break. Work will resume on Monday 9 January.

Update from Wellington Water: Wednesday 7 December 2016

We have now crossed Martin Street and still have one lane closed. In total, we’ve now laid 120 metres of new pipe and the connections to private residences in this section.
We are aiming to reinstate the latest section of work next Tuesday (weather permitting). As we move down the street our contractors will be talking to residents and business about access to properties so we can minimise disruption.

Update from Wellington Water: 21 November 2016

We have laid 40 metres of new pipe and laid connections to private residences. The new pipe is being laid in parallel to the old one and there will be a switch over at the end of the job to connect everyone’s wastewater to the new pipe. Later this week (hopefully Thursday) we will begin asphalting and reinstating the section we’ve already done and then we’ll move on to do the next section of pipe laying. The traffic management will move with us. Next week there will be a temporary detour in place affecting Martin Street as we cross the intersection, so keep an eye out for the signs.

This work is being done on behalf of Upper Hutt City Council as we work to improve the resilience of infrastructure, and reduce pollution, in Upper Hutt. This work is scheduled for completion in April 2017.

Wellington Water and Upper Hutt City Council thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to improve the resilience of infrastructure, and reduce pollution, in Upper Hutt.

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Last updated on 20 Jun 2017