Water is life. Out of a list of crucial tasks and ambitions, managing and nurturing our water is the most important job that Environment Canterbury has.
News & events
Flooding can have devastating effects. We have taken significant steps to reduce the risk of potential flood damage and we need to adapt for climate change.
Biosecurity and pest management are our key responsibilities, and working with a range of agencies and the community is key to making progress in this space.
Canterbury farmers are some of the most productive and efficient in the country. Find out how Stu has managed his consent process.
With the rates due to being set early next year, we want to make sure that you can have your say in ensuring that we get the balance right.
Learning about traditional mahinga kai, in and around our waterways was the theme of a special community meeting and hāngī in Omarama.
New pathways, fencing and tracks around the mouth of the Hakatere/Ashburton River are improving the environment for the many native birds that inhabit the area.
Council and working groups focus on deterioration in water clarity of the Opāwaho/Heathcote river and Cashmere stream as part of the five-year compliance plan.
Dealing with legacy issues (hazardous or contaminated sites) is one of the hardest tasks we face as a regional council.
Our experts have just analysed Canterbury's air quality for winter 2020, and the results are pleasing.
Explore Canterbury’s world-renowned and unique braided rivers by meeting some of the people restoring their mana.
Environment Canterbury purchases neighbouring heritage site to protect historical elements and providing options for future development.