With crop residue burning season here, it is essential that the all rules and requirements are followed to manage any potentially adverse effects.
News & events
Lake Clearwater has been deemed safe for swimming, after testing reveals that the cyanobacteria currently found in the lake is not a risk to health.
Ashburton Water Zone Committee Chair William Thomas looks back on 2020 and outlines the challenges the Committee will face in 2021.
People are advised to avoid contact with water following algal growth and the detection of high levels of potentially toxic cyanobacteria
New pathways, fencing and tracks around the mouth of the Hakatere/Ashburton River are improving the environment for the many native birds that inhabit the area.
An Ashburton dairy farmer who discharged sediment-laden water into an ecologically significant creek has been fined $35,000.
More than 40 consent reviews for water takes near the Hakatere River have been granted, as new monitoring stations provide a clearer picture on availability.
Ashburton Water Zone Committee Chair William Thomas explains his understanding of mahinga kai in the region.
Ashburton Water Zone Committee Chair William Thomas with an update on the committee's work in the region.
An operation to install boulders in the lower Hekeao/Hinds River aims to create diverse water environments.
The Ashburton zone delivery team has been boosted with the arrival of two new Resource Management Officers.
Ashburton Water Zone Committee member David Caygill reflects on nine years working to implement the Canterbury Water Management Strategy in the region.