Civil

Our team of professionals are passionate about including their in-depth knowledge of New Zealand’s geological features into superior designs. Our engineers liaise with our multidisciplinary teams to successfully bring your project to completion. Examples of infrastructure projects successfully delivered include pavement and roading designs, car parks, stormwater, wastewater & potable water, earthworks, land development, dams, contract documentation and construction.

Civil Services

Our civil engineering capabilities include, but are not limited to:


Planning, traffic analysis, feasibility assessments for residential, commercial and industrial roads


Geotechnical investigations for subgrade, pavement, embankments and aggregate testing


Geometric design


Preparation of contract and tender documents


Site supervision, administration and certification


Contaminated Land Assessments


Quality control and testing in association with Geocivil Ltd


Three waters (potable water, wastewater & stormwater)


Land Development and subdivisions

Roading and Infrastructure

For many years, Cook Costello has performed well in investigating, designing, planning, supervising and certifying sustainable and cost-effective transport solutions.

We can support you at all stages of your projects:

  • Performance and capacity reviews
  • Investigation and analysis for individual, community, industrial and commercial schemes
  • Assessment of Industrial, Commercial and stock waste
  • Costing and recommendations for client instruction
  • Three waters, pump stations, rising main and reticulation
  • Industrial, hazardous and onsite waste treatment and disposal
  • Preparation of plans and specifications for construction
  • Contract documentation and tenders
  • Tender assessment and subsequent supervision and administration of contracts.

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Three Waters

We offer a complete range of services and draw on many years of experience in the selection, design and implementation of three waters design and planning. Our services include:

Wastewater
  • Design and planning of drainage, wastewater treatment and disposal
  • Performance and capacity reviews
  • Treatment and disposal options, costing and recommendations for client instruction
  • Wetland design
  • Pump stations, rising main and reticulation
  • Industrial, hazardous and onsite waste treatment and disposal
  • Assessment of industrial, commercial and stock waste
  • Contract documentation and tenders
  • Supervision and administration of contracts
Potable Water
  • Site investigations and feasibility for single dwellings and community schemes
  • Feasibility studies and recommendations
  • Low flow analysis from streams and bore
  • Investigation and upgrading of existing systems
  • Fire fighting supply
  • Pipeline and pump station design, contract documentation and evaluation of tenders
  • Construction supervision testing and certification
  • Full network modelling of pumps, valves, junctions, reservoirs, water quality and scheme analysis 
  • Ensuring that the state of the environment meets the requirements of the Resource Management Act
Stormwater
  • Individual onsite and multiple onsite retention systems
  • Stormwater quality and treatment systems
  • Water sensitive urban stormwater design
  • Road culverts and curved pipelines
  • River diversions
  • Stop bank, flood and inundation protection schemes
  • Fully piped stormwater systems
  • Open channels
  • Flood level analysisT
  • Hydrology and hydraulics engineering
  • Rainfall intensity and catchment flow analysis using HIRDS and long-time series simulation
  • Analysis and design of streams, rivers, open channels, pipe networks and manholes
  • Contract documentation and tenders

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A few of our Civil Projects

The Palms Lifestyle Village

The Palms Lifestyle Village

The Landing at Marsden

The Palms Lifestyle Village

Paramount Plaza Commercial Extension

Got a new project coming up?

Find out how Cook Costello can help.

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