A significant oil spill in Timaru was quickly remediated thanks to a joint effort from local councils and businesses.
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Meters and monitoring show just how much impact the recent rainfall had on our rivers and groundwater.
Canterbury is now at Alert Level 1. Find out more about how we are responding and adapting to government directives and the changing situation.
We are starting on a three-year, $24 million programme of investment in flood protection for climate resilience.
Environment Canterbury Chair Jenny Hughey has welcomed the Government’s declaration of a climate emergency.
Here is an update on our compliance monitoring and enforcement during Alert Level 1.
The latest COVID-19 update on our regional services.
Recent tree felling in Ashley Rakahuri Regional Park has helped to protect nearby areas with a history of flooding.
Metro is supporting those returning to work or school at Alert Level 2 with the Link and Temuka services at regular timetables, along with MyWay by Metro.
Waste management is primarily the responsibility of your local district council throughout the different COVID-19 alert levels.
We work proactively with operators to help ensure they do not have oil spills, and that appropriate response equipment is available should one occur.
Latest updates from our flood team down in Timaru.