Recreational water quality sampling has found that, of the 52 monitored freshwater swimming sites, 12 have improved a grade, and four declined.
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A three-year project to investigate the impact of the Kaikōura earthquake on farmland in the district has officially launched.
Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL) has joined forces with Wellington-based irrigation software provider Regen to ensure that all of its shareholders will be operating at Good Management Practice (GMP) by 2020.
When acting Ashburton zone manager Janine Holland describes what the zone team is working on, the answer can be summed up in four words: “big, hairy, audacious goals”.
Lifestyle block owners in Waimakariri have discovered the benefits of good management during a three-week pilot project run by the Waimakariri Water Zone Committee.
A number of high profile community members from the Canterbury region were invited by Allen Lim, Chair of the Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee, and Sam Broughton, Mayor of Selwyn to...
As New Zealanders demand action over the state of the nation’s waterways, Cantabrians are taking an innovative approach in the fight to restore water quality.
Environment Canterbury today sent a package of information to South Coastal Canterbury farmers reminding them of their responsibility to meet water quality limits and help them find out whether they...
It’s been a wet winter. The Selwyn is flowing again and groundwater levels are rising. Does that mean we can stop worrying about what happens in the dry times? Of...
David Ashby, farm environmental consultant and chair of the Waimakariri Zone Committee, recently met a friend who is a small block owner.
A cultural land management advisor has been appointed to help farmers near Te Waihora understand and comply with new rules designed to protect mahinga kai.
Environment Canterbury today announced its recognition of two programmes designed to offer a robust and consistent assessment of farm environment plans (FEPs) prepared under the Land & Water Regional Plan.