There are limits and strict rules around when and how much water irrigators can use.
News & events
A scientific investigation into potential groundwater movements under the Waimakariri River predicts a long-term increase in the level of nitrate.
A new Plan, which aims to improve Canterbury’s air quality, is now operative.
Plan Change 3 to the Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan, covering the South Coastal Canterbury area is now operative.
Environment Canterbury accepted the recommendations of independent hearing commissioners on the Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change, Plan Change 5 to the Land & Water Regional Plan.
Region-wide farming campaign, reminding farmers of their responsibility to meet water quality limits and to help them find out whether they will need a consent
Environment Canterbury today reported good progress on collaborative efforts to protect Canterbury’s iconic braided rivers.
Collaborative effort together with significant rule changes signal good news for Canterbury’s iconic braided rivers, Environment Canterbury said today.
Environment Canterbury announced today that Plan Change 3 to the Waitaki Catchment Water Allocation Regional Plan would be made operative from 8 September 2016.