The lifeblood of
Rangitata Diversion Race Management Limited
Distributing water efficiently, safely and reliably for the prosperity of our region and for future generations
Rangitata Diversion Race Management Ltd (RDRML) is a water conveyance company which operates and maintains the Rangitata Diversion Race (RDR) for the benefit of its shareholders and customers who utilise the water for irrigation, hydro-generation, supply of stockwater and environmental enhancement.
The RDR is a 67km long canal that stretches beneath (the foothills of) Mid Canterbury from the Rangitata River in the south to the Rakaia River in the north.