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Water Resources

Specialist solutions for irrigation, water storage, hydro, and dam engineering

Our water resources team comprises a strong group of engineers with wide-ranging experience, making Riley one of New Zealand’s leading water resource engineering companies.

Four of our senior water personnel are Category A Recognised Engineers.
Our expertise has been used by a variety of organisations including government, councils and local authorities, power generation companies, commercial developments, schools, ski-fields, farms and vineyards; and by private land and home owners.

Scopes of work may involve:

  • pre-feasibility assessments

  • design and planning

  • consent applications

  • contract documentation

  • monitoring and review during construction

  • safety reviews

  • rehabilitation and upgrades.


  • irrigation

  • hydropower

  • dams and related structures

  • water storage

  • intakes and fish screens

  • aesthetic lakes and waterways

  • flood assessments

  • stormwater management.