Papers & Presentations

NZ Land Treatment Collective Conference papers

2016

On-site Wastewater Training – Where at we at? Jane Petch, Hamish Lowe and Brett Marais

On-site Effluent Testing - Where to from here – We can’t sit stool Rob Potts

Enhancing beneficial re-use of biosolids: A practical guide to community engagement Jacqui Horswell, Virginia Baker, Peter Hill, E. R. (Lisa) Langer, , James Ataria, Alan Leckie, Joanna Goven and Hamish Lowe

Groundwater Monitoring: Are we getting the full picture? Katie Beecroft Hamish Lowe, Sian Cass

When Good Goes Bad: How many land treatment systems operate as intended? Hamish Lowe

How much municipal waste passes through land in New Zealand? Sian Cass, Hamish Lowe

2015

Wastewater Treatment and Land Treatment in Highly Variable Holiday Locations - Case Studies of Two Queenstown Lakes Projects Rob Potts, Brent Hawthorn, Melanie Heather

High Rate Land Application as a Solution for Seasonality Katie Beecroft, Hamish Lowe, Sian Cass

2014

Marrying Together Wastewater Application & Land Management in a Nutrient Sensitive Catchment Rob Potts
Combined Land and Water Discharge: Optimising Environmental Outcome for the Discharge Environment Katie Beecroft, Hamish Lowe
Monitoring Pathogens on Pasture Derived from Treated Wastewater & Biosolids Application Sian Cass, Hamish Lowe

2013

Should Your Community Use Land Treatment & How Much of it? Hamish Lowe, Katie Beecroft, Erin Ganley
It's All Good - Beneficial Biosolids Use in Practice Sarah Smith, Rob Potts, Katie Beecroft
Combined Land Treatment & Land Dispersal - The Way Forward Rob Potts
Understanding Groundwater in Land Treatment Systems Katie Beecroft, Hamish Lowe, Erin Ganley

2012

Small Community Sewer Retrofits; Are There Any Lessons? Hamish Lowe, Peter Hill, Katie Beecroft
Small Community Wastewater System Design '“ Balancing Stakeholder Interests Katie Beecroft, Hamish Lowe, Peter Hill
The Contract is Harder
Peter Hill, Hamish Lowe, Katie Beecroft

2011

Combined land and water discharges - the way of the future? Hamish Lowe, Jon Roygard, Katie Beecroft

2010

A process for identifying land suitable for land based treatment of wastewater on erodable slopes Sharn Hainsworth, Katie Beecroft, Hamish Lowe, Alistair Broughton
Development of a hydraulic regime for land treatment of municipal wastewater on erosion prone slopes
Katie Beecroft, Hamish Lowe, Sharn Hainsworth, Alistair Broughton
Caring dairying - An opportunity to enhance sustainable dairy farm management
Hamish Lowe, Hugh Jellie, Jenny Massey, Jeremy Savage

2009

What is our problem with water reuse: How other countries do it? Hamish Lowe
Treatment of farm effluents in New Zealand's dairy operations
N.S. Bolan, S. Laurenson, H. Lowe, J. Luo, P.H.Hill, J. Sukias

2008

Determining minimum lot areas for sustainable on-site wastewater discharge Jaye Hill, Hamish Lowe
Wastewater discharge options for Queenstown - trials and tribulations Rob Potts, Martin O'Malley
What do we really know about how our domestic wastewater is treated? Barry Lynch, Hamish Lowe
Research Priorities in the field of land application Jacquie Horswell, Hamish Lowe, Alison Lowe

2007

Movement of phosphorus in soil at the Rotorua land treatment system Huirong Hu, Hailong Wang, Katie Beecroft, Guna Magesan, Nanthi Bolan
The sustainable management of sewage wastewater irrigation to pasture Seth Laurenson, Nanthi Bolan, David Horne, Iris Vogeler, Hamish Lowe
Overview of current research projects in the field of land application Jacquie Horswell, Hamish Lowe
Facelift for cheese plant - Puhoi soil hydraulic experience John Lavery, Hamish Lowe
Retrofitting a decentralised system: the Waipatiki experience Hamish Lowe, Jaye Hill, Keith Peacock, Brent Hawthorn, Rachel Landon

2006

Wastewater treatment and land treatment at Jack's Point development Queenstown Rob Potts, Ken Gousmett
Developing regional policy for on-site wastewater systems - problems to be addressed Hamish Lowe, James Li
Fractionation and mobility of phosphorus in a sandy forest soil amended with biosolids Jingjun Su, Hailong Wang, Katie Beecroft, Guna Magesan, Chengxiao Hu, Mark Kimberley, Michael Schruer

2005

A risk management framework for land treatment systems James Li, Hamish Lowe

Fertilizer & Lime Research Centre Workshop Proceedings

2014

Overcoming Challenges in Modelling Nutrient Losses from a Non-Traditional Indoor Dairy Production Unit Hamish Lowe, Sarah Smith

2016

The Conundrum of realising fertiliser benefits of wastewater for greater sustainability - opportunity v reality Hamish Lowe, Sian Cass, Jacqui Horswell and Cameron Mars

Local Government Magazine LEI Article prepared for April 2012 edition

Greywater - Part of a water and sewage saving solution Katie Beecroft, Hamish Lowe, Jacqui Horswell, Alma SigginsLEI Publications