Waimak storage pond gets consent
Brent Walton, Waimakariri Irrigation Ltd (WIL) general manager Says "You can't build this to emotion, you've got to build it to a set of codes that actually exist. Resource consent is about whether it's appropriate use of that land"
Meanwhile opposition by adversely affected locals have formed Eyre Community Environmental Safety Society Incorporated (ecess) http://www.ecess.org/index.html estimate upto 100 people living downstream in fear of a dam breach http://www.ecess.org/flood_palin.html
Seddons much smaller irrigation pond is a sobering thought for residents of both communities http://www.3news.co.nz/Seddon-dam-given-the-all-clear/tabid/423/articleID/306005/Default.aspx