There are limits and strict rules around when and how much water irrigators can use.
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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.
The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after a moderate cover of potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found...
It looks festive when its red berries are in season but cotoneaster is an invasive pest that spreads easily and crowds out native species.
Environment Canterbury’s 2017/18 home heating subsidy budget has been fully allocated in all clean air zones except Kaiapoi.
A new find of the pest plant Chilean needle grass (CNG) has been confirmed on a property in Waipara, North Canterbury in December.
A fish screen is required whenever a water take could impact fish. They are designed to protect fish, including trout, salmon as well as native fish by keeping them out...
Dry weather and low flow in many of Canterbury’s streams and rivers has led to early irrigation restrictions this season, Environment Canterbury is urging farmers to take water restrictions seriously.
Environment Canterbury's Biosecurity team is part of a team trialling an innovative approach to detect the pest plant Chilean needle grass (CNG).