Environment Canterbury reminds recreational river users to be vigilant while they are out enjoying the rivers over the spring and summer months.
News & events
Recreational water quality sampling has found that, of the 52 monitored freshwater swimming sites, 12 have improved a grade, and four declined.
With irrigation season underway Environment Canterbury is reminding irrigators to be aware of where their water is going and irrigate the grass-not the road.
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.
Improvements in two recreational swimming spots - Lake Aviemore and Loch Laird – were discussed as part of a presentation on water quality from Environment Canterbury to the Upper Waitaki Zone...
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...
Access to a recreation area along the Opihi River, near Waipopo, is open again after the completion of Environment Canterbury river erosion control works.
The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has lifted a health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from all of Akaroa Harbour.
Keeping our waterways ‘clean’ does not mean people can squeeze detergent into them. That’s the message from Environment Canterbury to a small number of whitebaiters that have been found using...
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 and quantity.