Water is life. Out of a list of crucial tasks and ambitions, managing and nurturing our water is the most important job that Environment Canterbury has.
News & events
Flooding can have devastating effects. We have taken significant steps to reduce the risk of potential flood damage and we need to adapt for climate change.
Biosecurity and pest management are our key responsibilities, and working with a range of agencies and the community is key to making progress in this space.
Kaikōura Water Zone Committee Chair Ted Howard updates us on the committee's last meeting of the year - a field trip to two IMS recipient sites.
Conservation, climate change and challenges are all common themes for Banks Peninsula Water Zone Committee. Hear from the Chair as she signs off for 2020.
With the rates due to being set early next year, we want to make sure that you can have your say in ensuring that we get the balance right.
Climate change, natural habitat loss and species extinctions, increasing pollution in our oceans need to be on top of our priority list.
Kaikōura Water Zone Committee Chair Ted Howard celebrates the annual Love the Lyell community day and focuses on the future of freshwater in Kaikōura.
Council and working groups focus on deterioration in water clarity of the Opāwaho/Heathcote river and Cashmere stream as part of the five-year compliance plan.
Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee Chair, Simon Cameron, gives an update on the last meeting on 16 October 2020.
Dealing with legacy issues (hazardous or contaminated sites) is one of the hardest tasks we face as a regional council.
Our experts have just analysed Canterbury's air quality for winter 2020, and the results are pleasing.