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Amuri Irrigation Co.

The Amuri Irrigation scheme irrigates over 28,000ha in the Amuri Basin in North Canterbury taking water from the Waiau and Hurunui Rivers.

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Company Overview

The Amuri Irrigation Company Limited (AIC) was incorporated in April 1990 by the then Amuri Plains Irrigation Association to purchase of the Waiau, Balmoral and Waiareka community irrigation schemes from the Crown.

AIC is run by an elected Board of Directors made up of farmer shareholders and an independent director…

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Sustainability

AIC strives to be a trusted and progressive irrigation company, efficiently and sustainably supplying reliable water….

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Projects

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Infrastructure

The Amuri Irrigation Company Limited (AIC) currently irrigates 28,000 hectares of land within the Waiau and Hurunui catchments. The original irrigation schemes (Waiau, Balmoral and Waiareka) all fall within the Amuri Basin and are operated by AIC.

WAIAU SCHEME

The Waiau scheme is the largest scheme for AIC and was completed in 1978…

BALMORAL SCHEME

The Balmoral Scheme was built in 1985.
Water is diverted…

WAIAREKA SCHEME

The Waiareka scheme was opened in 1976 and takes 450 litres per second…

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Our Team

Meet the team who are responsible for all the magic that happens at AIC.

ANDREW BARTON
ANDREW BARTON

CEO

DAVID CROFT
DAVID CROFT

Chairman

SARA BLACK
SARA BLACK

Business Services Manager

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“Amuri’s vision is to be a trusted and progressive irrigation company, efficiently and sustainably supplying reliable water. We are driven to continue to improve water quality within the existing irrigated area which has been irrigated for almost 40 years. Current shareholders are subject to a water charge that is being used to improve water quality and deliver positive environmental outcomes.”

DAVID CROFT – Chairman
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