A Rangitikei observer reports seven to twelve truckloads of leachate per day for the WWTP

The Marton Waste Water Treatment Plant is up for a multi million dollar upgrade as reported recently in the Wanganui Chronicle. It was noted in the article (and locals of course know this) that “…a contributor to the current plant’s failure was leachate (landfill run-off), which was trucked to the treatment plant from Bonny Glen … Continue reading A Rangitikei observer reports seven to twelve truckloads of leachate per day for the WWTP

HORIZONS’ COMPLIANCE REPORTS FOR THE RDC’S LEACHATE DISPOSAL

Compliance Reports (Feb 2012-Mar 2013)   11. February 2012   23 February 2012Rangitikei District Council (Marton)                                              Consents:7312 and 7313 Private Bag 1102                                                                             File:5/8/RDC MARTON 4741                                                                             RAR:SAB Attn: Adrian van Niekerken LOCATION:      MARTON SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT                           MAKIRIKIRI ROAD, CROFTON Performance Assessment:Did I comply with the conditions of my consent? YesA routine compliance … Continue reading HORIZONS’ COMPLIANCE REPORTS FOR THE RDC’S LEACHATE DISPOSAL

HORIZONS’ COMPLIANCE REPORTS FOR THE RDC’S LEACHATE DISPOSAL

 Compliance Reports  (Mar 2009-Feb 2012) 6. March 2009            Rangitikei District Council (Marton) Private Bag 1102 MARTON 4741 Location: MAKIRIKIRI ROAD CROFTON   File:                                 5/9/RDC Consent:                          7312 Performance Assessment: Did I comply with the conditions of my consent? Yes Adrian Thank you for meeting with me on 18 March 2009, … Continue reading HORIZONS’ COMPLIANCE REPORTS FOR THE RDC’S LEACHATE DISPOSAL

Horizons’ Compliance Reports for the RDC’s Leachate Disposal

   Compliance Reports  (Mar 05-Mar 08) 1. March and April 2005    NON COMPLIANCE Rangitikei District Council (Marton) Private Bag 1102 MARTON Location: MAKIRIKIRI ROAD CROFTON Dairy No: Performance Assessment: Did I comply with the conditions of my consent? Not EntirelyThank you for the self monitoring data for March and April 2005.Results for show significant … Continue reading Horizons’ Compliance Reports for the RDC’s Leachate Disposal

SUBMISSION REVEALS NEGLIGENCE BY AUTHORITIES REGARDING LEACHATE DISPOSAL

 Submission on RDC’s Leachate Disposal into the Waste Water Treatment Plant in Marton On February 24th Hamish Allen, a Marton resident, presented a submission to the panel on a topic that is not considered to be part of the consent hearings. (For a background to the consent applications to quadruple the size of the Bonny … Continue reading SUBMISSION REVEALS NEGLIGENCE BY AUTHORITIES REGARDING LEACHATE DISPOSAL

Bonny Glen: No records kept of leachate in water

No records kept of leachate in water 20 Dec 2014 This article published in the Wanganui Chronicle, 20 December reveals a ‘gentleman’s agreement’ with Midwest Disposal regarding disposal of leachate into the Marton WWT Plant. These levels we’ve been told in earlier reports are regularly exceeding acceptable levels and the Plant cannot handle them. The … Continue reading Bonny Glen: No records kept of leachate in water

Rangitikei

Here in the Rangitikei we have our own ‘toilet bowl’ scenario with the recently granted consents to quintuple the size of the Bonny Glen landfill (owned by Midwest Disposals)… to the dismay of many locals especially those who live near it. If you’re driving by Marton any time soon take the Bonny Glen route through to … Continue reading Rangitikei

Marton Residents Report Wind from the Bonny Glen Landfill Direction 6-7 km Away Smells ‘Obnoxious … like sewage’

I was contacted this week by residents who live in town reporting a foul, sewage-like smell blowing from the direction of the Bonny Glen landfill situated some  6-7 km away. This is in addition to the smell of passing trucks which, as previously reported, drop bits of refuse on the roads. Two of those people … Continue reading Marton Residents Report Wind from the Bonny Glen Landfill Direction 6-7 km Away Smells ‘Obnoxious … like sewage’

Polluting for Personal Profit – How NZ’s Waterways are Trashed

Here we have an article from the Manawatu Standard (under ‘opinion’) that is rare in its honesty, about the machinations of our environmental ‘protection’ agencies in drawing environmental protection groups into their fold. It’s called ‘collaboration’ but is not what it seems, as the article very honestly points out, titling the collaboration process ‘unmitigated bull … Continue reading Polluting for Personal Profit – How NZ’s Waterways are Trashed

Council to discuss upgrade of waste water treatment plant

This is from the Wanganui Chronicle and updates us on where RDC is up to with their plans to solve the significantly long standing status of non-compliance with regard to the leachate pollution of the Tutaenui Stream. (To read the full history of this and the non compliance reports see former Martonian Hamish Allan’s submission … Continue reading Council to discuss upgrade of waste water treatment plant