Our role is to monitor consents and ensure that consent conditions are complied with.
News & events
Supreme Court has dismissed Cloud Ocean’s appeal that would have allowed it to change the use of its consents from wool scouring to water bottling.
We have responded to claims by Greenpeace about nitrate concentrations in and around Ashburton.
A Court of Appeal decision around water bottling may affect the way we manage water in Canterbury.
A council-run rural water supply near Waimate has been impacted by high nitrate concentrations and is not meeting drinking water standards.
Find out more about why we decided not to appeal the Court of Appeal’s water bottling decision.
Environment Canterbury has received the decision of the Court of Appeal on its grant of consents for water bottling activities carried out by two companies.
Responding to criticism from Greenpeace, Environment Canterbury says it has always acknowledged the extent of the water quality challenge in our waterways.
In the early hours of Sunday 30 January, oil spilt into the Cam / Ruataniwha River after a significant fire was extinguished in Kaiapoi.
Our Long-Term Plan 2021-31 has been formally adopted. The plan sets the course for our work in the region across the ten years.
On 8 March we released the draft Long-Term Plan for community feedback, which contains two options for consultation.
You can help keep your family and pets safe this summer and find good spots to swim thanks to the LAWA ‘Can I Swim Here' programme.