Our pond drop test experts can can identify where there is excessive leakage in your pond, plus inform you on the seriousness of the leak and advise the most appropriate and cost-effective pond repair solutions. 

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Environmental Consultant

Danni Hodges

Growing up on a diary farm, Danni is able to draw from her practical experience on-farm and offer effective, constructive and lucrative solutions for farmers and land-owners.
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Danni manages our Pond Drop Test service sector, making sure it runs as effectively as possible.

Before joining WSP in 2018, Danni worked as a Laboratory Technician for Hills Laboratories. Danni now works with our Environmental team, offering  consultation, advisory and testing services for clients seeking to maintain the appropriate measures of compliance with NZ environmental regulations. 

Growing up on a dairy farm, Danni is able to draw from her practical experience on-farm and offer effective, constructive and lucrative solutions for farmers and land-owners. Danni manages our Pond Drop Test service sector, making sure it runs as effectively as possible.

Danni has complete expertise in the following

  • Consultations - via phone, email or onsite if requested. 
  • Advisory - helping farmers aware of the pond conditions suitable to test in. 
  • Bookings 
  • Testing 
  • Reporting
  • Advisory
  • Report send off - (optional)

 

Danni understands what clients want, due to her farming background and initially being involved in the on-farm installing of the pond drop test. Outside of work, she enjoys playing any sport, fishing and spending time with friends and family.

 

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Technical Principal - Rural Infrastructure

Rex Corlett

Rex began his career with the Ministry of Works way back in 1975. His key area of expertise is in the development and management of rural projects, particularly on-farm infrastructure.
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Rex has become a specialist in; dams for on-farm water storage, dairy effluent ponds and systems, wetlands for stormwater management, irrigation, and the management of construction contracts to successfully deliver these. 

Drawing from his practical experiences and sponsored by DairyNZ, Rex has authored several good practice guides including; Farm Dairy Effluent Pond Design and Construction, Dairy Farm Infrastructure, and Dairy Housing. He was elected a Fellow of EngineeringNZ in 2014 and has received awards for his contribution to engineering practice.  

Rex is experienced in working closely with clients to deliver pragmatic and cost-effective solutions that meets their needs. He brings a strong collaborative team and technical focus to the projects he works on.
 
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Head of Primary Industries

Stephen McNally

Stephen leads the Primary Industries team for WSP New Zealand. Through his career, Stephen has a built a strong background in agricultural, horticultural and water related projects.
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The sector delivery strategy is focused on New Zealand’s role in meeting global food security backed by sound management of our valuable soil and water resources, using efficient irrigation infrastructure and adopting technology innovations while ensuring agriculture’s interaction with the environment and community is acceptable.

Through his 34-year career, Stephen has a built a strong background in agricultural, horticultural and water related projects. The understanding of the science behind plant/soil/water relationships has provided him a unique perspective on the need for careful consideration of land management decision criteria during early project design and planning stages to optimise whole of life performance, achieve resource use efficiency and keep social license. 

 

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