Treating waterways as an asset to be enhanced as part of a water-led approach, rather than an issue to be dealt with, is central to creating resilient and future-focused communities, says WSP Kaiarataki Hangarau - Wai (Technical Principal – Water) Liam Foster.

We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one
Jacques Cousteau
Whatungarongaro te tangata, toitū te whenua

As man disappears from sight, the land remains

Urban Creek Waterway Visions, Christchurch

Our water resources and flood risk management team is using water-led approaches to envision improvements for the social, cultural and environmental value of urban creek catchments in Christchurch.

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Liam Foster
Technical Principal - Water
New Zealand