Stopbanks / Levees

Establishing robust flood protection infrastructure is vital in creating resilient New Zealand communities. 

Tonkin + Taylor has an adept team of specialist engineers, scientists and planners with the skills and breadth of experience to develop stopbanks and infrastructure to protect people and property from flood risk. 

How can T+T help?

Structural integrity and failure modes assessment 

  • Overtopping scour
  • River morphology
  • Geotechnical investigation and assessment
  • Slope instability
  • Seepage/piping
  • Liquefaction/seismic displacement

Value assessments

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Potential capital damage analysis

Physical condition assessment

  • Stock/vehicle damage
  • Erosion
  • Vegetation
  • Interference/unauthorised structures

Failure consequence and risk analysis

  • 2D flood modelling
  • Potential Impact Classification 

GIS portals for asset management

  • Integrated field data capture + photography
  • LiDAR-based identification of vulnerable areas
  • Presentation of assessment results
  • Consistent and efficient for large (100km+) networks
  • Ease of client access
  • Configured for ongoing capture + future analysis

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