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Oil Spill Contingency Guidelines - River and Catchment Services Operations: Final

Report: TR 2006/24
Author: Michelle Gibbs

Abstract

Environment Waikato’s River and Catchment Services Group undertakes activities on its own behalf and has contractors undertake activities that regularly require machinery to be working in and around waterways. This document is a Contingency Spill Guideline outlining the activities required to prevent, contain and mitigate the effects of hydrocarbon material in the event of an oil spill.

Oil Spill Contingency Guidelines - River and Catchment Services Operations : Final
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Hydrocarbon spills 1
3 Spill management procedures 1
3.1 Prevention 1
3.2 Operational management 2
3.3 Equipment 2
4 Spill notification 3
5 Spill clean-up 3
Appendix 1 Spill procedure & clean up 4