Six new members to the Orari Temuka Opihi Pareora (OTOP) Water Zone Committee and the Lower Waitaki South Coastal Canterbury Water Zone Committee are helping to protect and improve the…
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More than 8000 hectares of farmland in the Waihao area, south of Waimate, has been surveyed for its impact on water quality in a joint project between Environment Canterbury and…
A consent to bottle water in Belfast has been granted.
Bill Bayfield, Environment Canterbury’s CEO, outlines some of the actions being taken by the regional council to protect and improve our precious water resources.
There are limits and strict rules around when and how much water irrigators can use.
A company has been consented to backfill an existing quarry with up to five per cent asbestos containing material.
A new ‘Can I Swim Here?’ online tool launched today means Canterbury’s residents and visitors can enjoy our rivers, lakes, and beaches with confidence this summer.
It looks festive when its red berries are in season but cotoneaster is an invasive pest that spreads easily and crowds out native species.
Dry weather and low flow in many of Canterbury’s streams and rivers has led to early irrigation restrictions this season, Environment Canterbury is urging farmers to take water restrictions seriously.
Environment Canterbury's Biosecurity team is part of a team trialling an innovative approach to detect the pest plant Chilean needle grass (CNG).
Strict rules are now in place to ensure that farmers measure and manage the effects of their farming on local water quality.
Canterbury farmers are encouraged to look out for and report sightings of the yellow flowering thistle, Saffron Thistle (Carthamus lanatus) to Environment Canterbury.