Burnell, J.G. 2016 Statement of evidence of Dr. John Burnell for Northland Regional Council and Far North District Council hearing concerning a resource consent application by Ngawha Generation Ltd for expanded operation of Ngawha Geothermal Field : public hearing in Kerikeri on 10-14 August 2015. Lower Hutt, N.Z.: GNS Science. GNS Science report 2016/08 109 p.
Abstract: The purpose and scope of evidence: a) Describe the monitoring data collected from the Ngawha geothermal system and how it was used to develop the conceptual model of the Ngawha geothermal system b) Describe the work undertaken to develop the Ngawha reservoir model and present the results of modelling scenarios related to an expansion of electricity generation at Ngawha c) Describe the Ngawha Springs model and present the results of that model in terms of potential effects on the Ngawha Springs d) Provide an analysis of Ngawha Springs monitoring data and whether changes in that data are correlated with production of fluid from the geothermal system. (auth)