Environment Canterbury Chief Scientist Tim Davie explains why tuna (freshwater eels) have become stranded in the Selwyn River and why flows are so low.
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Canterbury river flows & groundwater levels remain lower than average for end-of-winter across Canterbury, with very little winter/spring groundwater recharge
Plan Change 6 to the Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan, covering the Wairewa / Lake Forsyth catchment, would be made operative on 1 February 2017.
Environment Canterbury announced today that the Land & Water Regional Plan would be made fully operative on 1 February 2017.
The November 14 earthquakes have caused significant disruption and angst for many people. The recent emergency legislation has enabled us to assist in a number of ways – particularly around...
Environment Canterbury today reminded farmers that the spread of the invasive pest plant Chilean needle grass (CNG) is a potential problem for all parts of the region.
Adrian Meredith, Environment Canterbury Principal Surface Water Quality Scientist, explains why flows in the Selwyn River are currently so low.
Environment Canterbury is working with the Cashmere Stream Care Group and other partners to improve water quality in the Cashmere Stream catchment.
Monitoring has identified relatively high cover of potentially toxic cyanobacteria algae in the Pareora River near SH1.
The Hinds Plains community began intensive flow and water quality monitoring at 27 sites on eight drains in the Hinds Plains area in August 2014.
One of the recommendations of the Hinds Drains Working Party (HDWP) was to determine a variable flow regime for Hinds Drains.
A multi-agency taskforce was set up in June 2016 to identify and coordinate actions to improve the health of the Waitarakao Washdyke environment.