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.
Steve Lowndes discusses what the Waimakariri in flood would really look like, and whether our current protection measures are resilient enough.
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...
Environment Canterbury was nationally recognised for its role in the Kaikōura Harbour Remediation Project at last night’s New Zealand SOLGM.
A report by multiple councils initiated to develop an online tool to help communities deal with waste in the aftermath of a disaster.
Canterbury residents can now receive Civil Defence alerts straight to their cellphones.