Pan Pac Outfall 

Principal: Pan Pac Forestry Products 

Construction company: New Zealand Diving & Salvage 

Product: 630 SDR 21 Polyethylene Pipe 

Pan Pac needed to extend the length of their outfall pipeline. The pipe was welded into 500m strings in Clive, put onto ‘dolly’s’ complete with concrete weights. The pipe was then pulled into the ocean and dragged behind boats the 20kms to the site where it was then sunk into position. New Zealand Diving & Salvage were awarded the project and with the help of Fulton Hogan (pipe welding) completed a very successful project. 

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Heretaunga Street Watermain Upgrade

Principal: Hastings District Council 

Construction Company: Monadelphous Engineering NZ Pty Ltd

Product:  1200m of 355mm PN16 PE100 Advantage Jacket Polyethylene Pipe and 1250m of PN12.5 PE100 Advantage Jacket Polyethylene Pipe, gate valves, ductile iron fittings and electrofusion PE fittings.

Project to install a larger water pipe under Heretaunga Street, this will enable more water to be pumped around the district, making water supply more resilient and flexible. Traffic and business disruption was minimal due to the trenchless installation techniques of horizontal drilling and slip lining.

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Paerata Rise Development 

Construction company: HEB Construction and J&R Contracting 

Product: 3.5km of 250mm PE blue watermain pipe, valves and fittings. 7.5km of 280mm PE black rising sewer pipe, valves and fittings.

Paerata Rise is a new build lifestyle community being developed between Karaka and Pukekohe. J&R Contracting have installed the watermain and rising main pipe using horizontal drilling technology. 

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Water Supply Pipeline Construction - Kairua Rd to Eastern Reservoir 

Principal: Tauranga City Council 

Construction company: GT Civil Limited

Product: PE100 Advantage Blue Jacket Pipe, 1055m of 450mm PN12.5, 998m of 560mm PN16, 861m of 630mm PN12.5

Tauranga City Council are constructing a 10,000m water supply reservoir. The product supplied by Asmuss Water Systems will connect this reservoir to the existing water supply system.

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Hamilton South Reservoir - Dedicated Supply Pipeline 

Principal: Hamilton City Council 

Construction company: GT Civil Limited 

Product: 4.05km of PE 100 Pipe, 560mm, SDR13.6, PN12.5. Manufactured in the Asmuss Water Systems PE extrusion plant. Associated valves and fittings were also supplied

A new dedicated pipeline to supply the Hamilton South Reservoir will allow the reservoir to act as an extension to the Water Treatment Plant’s clear water tank and allow concurrent filling and emptying of the reservoir.  Asmuss Water Systems were awarded with the supply of Polyethylene Pipe and components

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Marina Piles 

Lautoka, Fiji 

Product: Polyethylene Pipe manufactured in the Asmuss Water Systems extrusion plant

PE pipes are used to sleeve steel pipes and are fitted with a fibre glass cap. Marina Piles are used to protect wharf piles and jetty components that are regularly submerged in water


Northern Interceptor 

Principal: Watercare Services Ltd 

Construction company: March Cato Civil Engineering Contractors

Product: 800m of PE Advantage Cream Stripe Pipe, 710mm, SDR 11, PN16. Manufactured in the Asmuss Water Systems PE extrusion plant

The Northern Interceptor is a new wastewater pipeline that will assist with the continual population growth in the north of west Auckland. Currently wastewater from Massey North, Whenuapai, Hobsonville, Kumeu, Huapai and Riverhead flows to the Mangere wastewater treatment plant. The new pipe redirects this flow to the nearby Rosedale wastewater treatment plant in Albany. 

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Stebbing Reservoir 

Principal: Wellington Water Limited 

Construction company: Juno Civil 

Juno Civil were commissioned to build a new reservoir to service a subdivision in Churton Park. With the high potential for seismic activity in the Wellington Region, Wellington Water Limited have started specifying the use of seismic restraint joints. 

PAM Saint - Gobain have designed a range of 'Geoflex' couplings 100mm - 1800mm specifically for this application. These couplings are designed to simultaneously compensate for expansion, contraction as well as rotational and angular deflection. 

Asmuss Water Systems offered these fittings to Wellington Water Limited as a solution, as they are manufactured and tested in accordance with the ISO quake resistant design standard (16134:2006). These are the first Geoflex couplers to be installed anywhere within Australia and New Zealand. 

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Longswamp Irrigation Realignment 

Principal: Te Kauwhata Water Association 

With the foretasted construction of the Longswamp portion of the Waikato expressway (5.9kms), there was a requirement for Te Kauwhata Water Association to realign its main irrigation lines in the Rangiriri area.

Asmuss Water Systems was awarded the supply of pipeline materials in 2016, supply comprised of approximately 2kms Polyethylene Pipe ranging from 450mm - 710mm, also provided were PE fittings, Gate & Air Valves and Flowmeters. 

The photo shows some 710mm pipe installed via horizontally directionally drilling under the existing SH1, main delivery line to reticulation pipelines. 


Huntly - Hopuhopu Pipeline 

Principal: Waikato District Council 

Construction company: Te Aratika Drilling 

This watermain project for the Waikato District Council is part of the wider 'Central Districts Water Scheme' which connects Hopuhopu, Ngaruawahia, Horotiu and Huntly townships allowing all to be fed from either Ngaruawahia or Huntly Water Treatment Plants. 

The successful tenderer Te Aratika Drilling awarded Asmuss Water Systems in October 2016 the supply of 8.5kms of 355mm Polyethylene Pipe, PE fittings, Ductile fittings, Valves and Southern Cross Pumps. Construction is planned to be complete by June 2017.