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Workshops and training

Waikato Regional Council has some great workshop training opportunities for the earthworks industry. The 2018 workshops were held in July and August this year and there will not be any further workshops until winter 2019.


Photo of Peter StevensPeter Stevens - PS Environmental Services Ltd

Peter has 14 years’ experience in erosion and sediment control and resource consents. Since establishing his company in 2006, Peter has worked with a range of clients including regional councils, developers and contractors. Construction projects he’s worked on include subdivisions, state highways, roads, tracks, cleanfills, forestry conversions, hydro-electric power schemes, wind farms, bridges, stream diversions and quarries.

Peter has extensive experience in erosion and sediment control plans, resource consent applications and compliance monitoring, and provides erosion and sediment control training and advice for organisations both in the private and public sectors.



Site visit - earthworks workshop

A one-day workshop with a practical focus on constructing erosion and sediment controls. This workshop covers best practice erosion and sediment control methods in accordance with the Waikato Regional Council's Erosion and Sediment Control Guidelines, Waikato Regional Plan requirements and legal obligations under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA).  This workshop also includes a visit to a working site to view controls in the field.



A one-day advanced workshop with a practical focus for preparing erosion and sediment control plans and tips to assist with preparing land use resource consent applications. This workshop will cover the Waikato Regional Plan's rules relating to soil disturbance activities, and will include practical exercises in preparing an erosion and sediment control plan and site risk analysis.

Prerequisite to this workshop: Participants must have previously attended the practical erosion and sediment control workshop or the previous two-day planning erosion and sediment control workshop.



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