A retractable floodgate was installed in Belfast this month, marking the end of the construction for the Waimakariri Flood Protection Project.
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Flooding can have devastating effects on a region. Significant steps have been taken to reduce the risk of potential flood damage from the Waimakariri River.
Environment Canterbury invites young people to the annual Regional Youth Voices Hui 20-22 June 2019.
Work to close the two remaining gaps in the secondary stopbanks system for the Ashley River/Rakahuri starts this month.
Actually, tsunamis can happen in lakes too. While they are rare, NIWA and GNS Science researchers have been out on Lake Tekapo mapping the lake bed to find evidence of...
With rain and cooler temperatures forecast for much of Canterbury this weekend, it is timely for residents to think ahead and plan for all that the winter season can bring.
A nationwide test of the Emergency Mobile Alert system is happening on Sunday 26 November (between 6pm and 7pm).The Government is about to launch a new service to help keep...
Environment Canterbury reminds recreational river users to be vigilant while they are out enjoying the rivers over the spring and summer months.
A three-year project to investigate the impact of the Kaikōura earthquake on farmland in the district has officially launched.
Access to a recreation area along the Opihi River, near Waipopo, is open again after the completion of Environment Canterbury river erosion control works.
Access to a popular recreation area along the Opihi River has been closed to allow urgent river works to be undertaken safely.
The Waimakariri Flood Protection Project (WFPP) continues to move forward with the completion of the McLeans Island secondary stopbank representing a significant project milestone.The McLeans Island secondary stopbank stretches from...