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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…
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.
Strict rules are now in place to ensure that farmers measure and manage the effects of their farming on local water quality.
A scientific investigation into potential groundwater movements under the Waimakariri River predicts a long-term increase in the level of nitrate.
Science Director Stefanie Rixecker discusses the Canterbury Water Management Strategy and its impact on water protection in Canterbury.
Talking about tuna, learning about local water management and enjoying a delicious hāngī were part of a spring day out for Omarama School students.
Environment Canterbury has welcomed the announcement that a waterway in the Hurunui-Waiau zone has won the 2017 Cawthron Foundation supreme award for the most improved river in New Zealand.
South Canterbury farm business people produce food that is consumed across the world and none of this would be possible without water from the Opihi River.
Some of the world’s rarest birds, like the wrybill, live and breed along the Ashley-Rakahuri River.