Operations Team

The Operations Team within the Infrastructure Group is an integral part of Council's three waters management (Water, Stormwater and Wastewater). 

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Water source abstraction installations, equipment and security of supply
  • Water treatment plants in Feilding, Marton Stanway/Halcombe, Waituna West, Sanson, Rongotea, Himatangi, Bulls, Taihape, Mangaweka, Hunterville and Ratana. 
  • Waste water treatment plants at Feilding, Halcombe, Rongotea, Marton, Bulls, Taihape, Hunterville, Mangaweka, Koitiata and Ratana
  • Rural water supplies to the communities of Stanway/Halcombe, Waituna West, Sanson, Hunterville (Rural) Erewhon, Omatane and Putorino

In addition to providing skilled treatment plant operators across both District Councils, the Operations Team has qualified reticulation service personnel who carry out the routine operations and maintenance of the three waters utility networks within the Manawatu and Rangitikei districts.

Through their technical knowledge and expertise, the Operations Team ensure that drinking water standards and treated water effluent standards are maintained to National regulations and Resource Consent requirements.

The Operations team is led by Andrew van Bussel - Operations Manager  andrew.vanbussel@rangitikei.govt.nz