A new ‘Can I Swim Here?’ online tool launched today means Canterbury’s residents and visitors can enjoy our rivers, lakes, and beaches with confidence this summer.
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Environment Canterbury today confirmed Fonterra’s farm environment plan template meets the requirements of the Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan (LWRP).
Environment Canterbury, Christchurch City Council and the Canterbury District Health Board are committed to working together to resolve quarry dust issues in the Yaldhurst area.
Investigations continue in MPI’s response to the detection of the new-to-New Zealand cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis on a farm in South Canterbury.
More than 8000 hectares of farmland in the Waihao area, south of Waimate, has been surveyed for its impact on water quality in a new joint project between Environment Canterbury...
A consent to bottle water in Belfast has been granted. Cloud Ocean Water applied to change the purpose of its consent from using water for a wool scour to using water...
Fourteen new community members have been appointed and a further 11 have been reappointed, to Canterbury’s water zone committees to help protect and improve the region’s freshwater.
There are limits and strict rules around when and how much water irrigators can use.
The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at...
Monitoring has identified relatively high cover of potentially toxic cyanobacteria algae in the Opihi River at Salesyard Bridge.
A company has been consented to backfill an existing quarry with up to five per cent asbestos containing material.
Environment Canterbury’s Harbourmaster’s Office is reminding boaties about the dangers of crossing sand bars on rivers to get out to sea.