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
Do your bit this summer to 'Check, Clean, Dry' and help stop the spread of unwanted freshwater pests.
People are advised to avoid contact with water following algal growth and the detection of high levels of potentially toxic cyanobacteria
It only takes a small amount of poo to pollute a whole swimming area and ruin a lot of people’s summer holidays.
Explore Canterbury's public recreational spots with our new online 'StoryMap', which provides accessibility and amenity information for over 900 sites.
Outstanding services to the environment over several years were acknowledged with awards to three people at yesterday’s Environment Canterbury council meeting.
You can help keep your family and pets safe this summer and find good spots to swim thanks to the LAWA ‘Can I Swim Here' programme.
Kaikōura Plains Recovery Project has worked with staff and local landowners post-quake, identifying and managing significantly wet areas on-farm.
Join the Otipua-Saltwater Creek Catchment Group for a week of 'Bioblitz' themed events around Timaru.
One project is seeing community, contractors and councils work together to implement new stormwater technologies, aiming to improve stream health in Kaikōura.
A new Canterbury high-country lakes report analyses the state and trend of water quality in 36 lakes.
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.