Alliance Smithfield meat plant has been sentenced to pay $57,000 for unlawfully discharging a contaminant near Waitarakao Washdyke Lagoon.
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Environment Canterbury welcomes the latest river and lake water quality assessment from Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA).
Sunday 25 September is World Rivers Day, so what is this special day all about and how can you get behind it?
A council-run rural water supply near Waimate has recently been impacted by high nitrate concentrations and is not meeting drinking water standards.
Join us on Saturday 24 September at the Ashley River/Rakahuri for a community planting day.
Flows in the lower Waitaki River are expected to run significantly higher than normal while spill flows from the storage lakes are released.
We have shared our findings on what caused the discolouration of Timaru’s drinking water in late 2021.
New rules in the Canterbury Land and Water Regional Plan will see more water kept in the Hakatere/Ashburton River.
New monitoring equipment will provide useful insights into the health of Lake Benmore.
Reminder – there is still time to nominate your business for a Stormwater Superhero award.
Whitebait season is underway, be across the new regulations and be aware of common mistakes.
The Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee has supported local projects through their action plan budget.