Dr Tim Davie, Environment Canterbury's chief scientist explains how Canterbury’s groundwater and river systems work, focusing on the Selwyn catchment.
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Strict rules are now in place to ensure that farmers measure and manage the effects of their farming on local water quality.
Dr Melissa Robson of Landcare Research outlines the state of water quality in the Selwyn Te Waihora catchment. Learn all about the impact of sediment, phosphorus, nitrogen and bugs.
Ron Pellow (South Island Dairy Development Corp) and David Birkett (arable farmer and chair of the Foundation for Arable Research) on the topic of 'farming within limits".
Bill Bayfield, Environment Canterbury’s CEO, summarises Canterbury’s water system and outlines some of the actions being taken by the regional council to protect and improve this precious resource.
Claire is Environment Canterbury’s Councillor with responsibility for water. We asked her a few questions about water management in Canterbury.
Environment Canterbury Chief Operating Officer Nadeine Dommisse outlines exactly what farmers now need to do to meet water quality limits.
In the first instalment of the Selwyn Seminar Series, Ken Taylor, Director of the Our Land & Water Science Challenge discusses what is happening in Selwyn's water space.
Environment Canterbury regional implementation team leader Jennifer Rochford outlines exactly what farmers now need to do to meet water quality standards.
Science Director Stefanie Rixecker discusses the Canterbury Water Management Strategy and its impact on water protection in Canterbury.
Check out the 'Selwyn Te Waihora – Our water story' booklet. It explains the steps being taken to restore and rejuvenate the Selwyn Waihora Zone, and reiterates that what is...
Immediate Steps is about achieving some quick wins, recognising that our natural ecosystems are the ‘lungs’ of the environment.