Timeline of the Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme

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This is a timeline of the Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme.

The Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme is a proposed water diversion, damming and water reticulation and irrigation scheme for the Canterbury Plains of New Zealand.

1999 – Beginning
2000 – Steering Committee
2001 – Scoping studies
2002 – Consolidation
2003 – CPW Trust
2004 – CPW Ltd and share prospectus
2005 – Applications for resource consents
2006 and 2007 – Notification of applications
2008 – Hearings
2009 – Interim decision

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