Panmure Rising Main and DPS028 Pipework Replacement

Watercare Services Ltd


Auckland, New Zealand


$10M +




Construction of a new 900OD HDPE Rising main to replace the aging pipeline crossing below Panmure Basin.

We adopted a number of techniques to install the pipe in a way that minimised impact on the public and was cost effective.

We engaged a specialist directional drilling company to complete two trenchless sections and a specialist installation of HDPE lined concrete pipe with a semi-closed face TBM.

The section of pipe under the Panmure Bridge was installed by slip-lining, using our custom built 500kN linear winch.


  • Design,
  • open trenching,
  • large diameter HDPE,
  • in trench butt welding,
  • traffic control,
  • directional drilling,
  • tunnelling,
  • deep shafts,
  • mechanical works


  • Early Contractor Involvement at Design Stage
  • CLS watermain construction including cathodic protection
  • Air, scour and line valve construction
  • Earthworks
  • Timber retaining walls
  • Site roading and  drainage
  • Precast concrete building works
  • Mechanical, process and electrical works
  • Cycleway construction

Ready to discuss your project?



Phone us on +64 9 831 0005
Email us at
Visit us at 23 Airdrie Rd, Ranui, Auckland