Akaroa Harbour nutrient status April 1989 - June 2004
In 1989 the North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board, the local body then responsible for the quality of the water in Akaroa Harbour, set up a programme to routinely sample the harbour water at a number of sites, and where relevant, a number of water depths at a site. The sites and depths sampled were the same as those sampled by Millhouse in 1976. This monitoring programme, which continued after the Catchment Board amalgamated with other bodies to form the Canterbury Regional Council, was repeated over four other year-long (approximately) periods between March 1991 and June 2004. The considerable amount of Akaroa Harbour water quality data that now exists is the focus of this report.
Type: Technical Report