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Simons Pass Station’s consents have created a lot of interest among environmental groups and individuals concerned about the impact on the Mackenzie Basin landscape, water quality and its indigenous flora...
Note: This news article was originally published on 25 May 2017.There has been increased interest in water bottling consents recently so we thought we’d clear up a few things.
Environment Canterbury has today released a report commissioned by the five agencies with statutory responsibility for land and water management in the iconic Mackenzie Basin.
A new community-led group is being launched to improve water quality and flow issues at Otipua-Saltwater Creek, one of Timaru’s main urban/rural waterways.
The Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee is encouraging people to pack their own picnics to reduce food and drink rubbish when visiting popular recreational spots
Find out how innovative solutions are addressing stormwater challenges.
A Water Shortage Direction for the Opihi River and its tributaries – which includes the Opuha River and Lake Opuha – is in effect from Tuesday 16 October
Landowners in the area will be able to get one-on-one support from key Environment Canterbury staff at information drop in sessions over the next few months.
Making on-farm changes to improve water quality can be simple and cost-effective, according to Environment Canterbury’s new land management advisor in the Waimate area, Jenna Hughes Games.
A three-year infiltration trial aims to reduce Silverstream’s nitrate level by introducing more water into the stream.
Environment Canterbury is welcoming today’s Government announcement that it is taking steps to improve the state of our lakes and rivers.