Here you can find out more about the state of Canterbury's freshwater, groundwater and drinking water and learn about the progress being made to protect water now and for the future.
Essential Freshwater package – our advice
Our advice and answers to some of your frequently asked questions, following the announcement of the Government’s Essential Freshwater package.
Learn about the state of Canterbury's freshwater.
Find data on the quality of Canterbury's groundwater.
Canterbury’s drinking water
Find out who's responsible for protecting drinking water.
Canterbury's water story
Where does our water come from?
Data and reports
- View Canterbury water quality and swim site information, groundwater quality in wells, annual data and long-term trends, on the LAWA website.
- View reports on water quality in our monitored rivers and streams.
What's the story?