Irricon is the Environmental Manager for the Lower Waitaki Irrigation Scheme. In our role, we are responsible for the preparation and implementation of an Environmental Management Strategy (EMS) to ensure that the scheme is a highly reliable and sustainable community water supply company delivering low cost effective water efficiently while respecting our environment by encouraging best practice.

This includes the roll out of Farm Environment Plans for the shareholders, nutrient budgets, and development of Good Management Practices specific for the scheme. We are also responsible for ensuring that the scheme holds all necessary resource consents, and compliance with these.


16 Hilton Highway
+64 3 308 8587
0800 irricon


159 Alford Forest Rd
+64 3 308 8587
0800 irricon

North Island

021 378 308
0800 irricon ex 8

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