Environment Canterbury is working with the community to ensure we have clean and plentiful freshwater now and for generations to come – but the impact of human activity will take many years to repair.  People from across our region are working together as kaitiaki to protect and improve our water resources. 

Latest Freshwater Report

The Ministry for the Environment's and Stats NZ's Our Freshwater 2020 is the latest in the series of reports on the state of our environment.   Our Freshwater 2020 focuses on the four top issues that most need attention in Aotearoa New Zealand’s freshwater. 

Read Our Freshwater 2020 and supporting information.


Freshwater monthly snapshot reporting

The freshwater snapshot reports summarise rainfall, surface water flow, and groundwater levels. They are based on amalgamated data and give a good approximation of conditions across the region during that period.

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