How and why stormwater asset owners should take action for community safety

 

Saturday 3 June 2017, a young girl in Favona, South Auckland lost her life in an incident involving an uncovered roadside catchpit. The incident marked the second catchpit fatality in five-years - following the death of a man in Wellington.   In his paper, Public Safety at Catchpits - Lessons from Tragedy, James Reddish explores solutions so that other asset owners can take-action, with the aim of avoiding tragic events occurring.