Participants will gain a sound understanding of what stormwater is, what can contaminate stormwater and how to prevent it, management plans, NZ legislation and what to do following a spill to protect stormwater drains.

Gaining knowledge and experience in:

  • A relevant overview of the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA);
  • Overview of the Environmental Authorities in New Zealand;
  • Knowledge of types of resource consents for stormwater discharge;
  • Overview of enforcement under the RMA;
  • Stormwater Contamination and Methods of protection;
  • Initial Emergency Spill Response