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  1. Compliance monitoring is part of the work to protect the environment

    The compliance monitoring annual report for the year ended June 2018 has been released by Environment Canterbury.

    Comparing the results to the previous year’s report, Environment Canterbury regional support manager Dirk Brand said he was pleased with the latest results.

    "We're pretty pleased with the results, but we're continually improving our compliance priorities and processes by considering feedback from the community and consent holders."

    Out of more than 5000 monitor…
  2. Water use data charges

    Canterbury’s braided rivers bring water from the mountains across the plains, recharging aquifers and providing the water that we use for drinking, agriculture and industry. 

    It’s our job to ensure this water is being managed in a way that protects the environment while sustaining the local economy.

    Water use consentsA consent is required to take water from surface water or groundwater. National regulations require that Canterbury water users with a consent to take more than five litres per se…
  3. Regional and Strategic Leadership | Te Hautūtanga ā-Rohe, ā-Rautaki hoki

    We will foster relationships and engage with communities to build a better understanding of our work and increase participation in decision making for the region.  

    There are six work programmes in this portfolio:  

    Tuia partnership
    Engagement and influence
    Leading regional planning, consents and compliance
    Investing for the future
    Data for decision making
    Governance and advisory services.

    Tuia partnership 
    We work in partnership with the 10 Papatipu Rūnanga of Waitaha/Canterbury. Our Tuia pa…
  4. Compliance monitoring and enforcement 5-year plan

    As part of Environment Canterbury’s compliance monitoring and enforcement (CME) programme, we created a five-year plan for 2020–2025, strengthening our risk-based approach and identifying six priority areas of focus. 

    Our six priority areas are:

      Fish screens
      Good management practices
      High priority consents
      Incident response
      Water use monitoring
      Zone priorities

    Fish screens

    What is a fish screen?
    A fish screen is a structure designed to protect fish, including trout, salmon and na…
  5. Environmental incident response

    Date: 9 October 2023
    Reporting Frequency: Annually

    Goal: Assess reported incidents to stop environmental damage.

    Responded incidents: 3,394 in 2022/23

    About this goal
    We want to deal with environmental risks before they turn into incidents and cause damage - a fence at the top of the cliff.

    Monitoring consent compliance and responding to incidents, while necessary and important, are more like the ambulance at the bottom of the cliff. They are needed to fix a problem often after the environme…
  6. Water conservation orders

    We work to protect and enhance the mauri and special values of all Canterbury's waterways by monitoring water quality and quantity, and restricting activity where necessary to ensure that these values are upheld. 

    Several of our waterways have been given additional protection in the form of a Water Conservation Order (WCO). 

    What is a water conservation order
    Canterbury's waterways are protected through policies and rules in our regional plans and policy statements.

    A water conserva…

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