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Rivers > Maintenance
A drain runs through my property. What are my responsibilities regarding the drain?
Please refer to the Environment Canterbury website (see link below) called “Working together to maintain our drains”. If you would like to undertake some works near to a drain, yo ...
How can I find out about the regular drain maintenance on my property?
Please contact the depot supervisor for your area about regular drain maintenance. For contact details of our depot supervisors and more information please refer to the Environmen ...
How can I find out which drain Environment Canterbury is responsible for?
In general Environment Canterbury (ECan) is responsible for drains within its Drainage Rating Districts. Customer services staff will be able to help identify particular drains EC ...
I need to do some emergency flood repair works.
You can protect your life and property during an emergency as long as your actions are reasonable. There are no specific authorisations in the RMA for a person to be exempt from r ...
Who is responsible for the opening of Lake Forsyth/Te Wairewa?
The Christchurch City Council has a statutory responsibility to manage the lake levels to avoid flooding. The openings are done in association with the local Rūnanga - Te Rūnanga ...
Who maintains the water races on Environment Canterbury leased land?
The maintenance of water races are usually the responsibility of district or city councils. ...
Why haven’t I been informed of drain maintenance that happened recently on my farm?
Environment Canterbury tries to make contact with landowners prior to entering a property; however, this is not always possible and you may see drain maintenance work being undert ...
Why has Environment Canterbury decided to split the Water Science charges by zones rather than spreading it across the whole region?
What is the difference between the Water Science Consent Holder Charge and the resource consent compliance monitoring charges I already pay?
What consultation has Environment Canterbury engaged in with the community regarding the Water Science Consent Holder Charge?
What types of resource consents will incur the Water Science Consent Holder Charge?
How can I find out what work the Water Science Charges will fund in my region?
Can I build an open fire in a house on a rural property?
What does the Authorisation number on the Approved Woodburner list mean?
Is there anything else that people can do to help improve Air Quality?
I have been sold wet firewood. What can I do about it?
My house needs to be rebuilt due to earthquake damage, can I put a woodburner into my new home?
Page created: 5/10/2009. Last updated: 5/10/2009.
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