Environment Canterbury has been prioritising action on nitrate concentrations for many years.
News & events
Recent news articles have discussed whether nitrate in our drinking water can cause health problems. Naturally, this is cause for concern for all of us.
Environment Canterbury released its annual groundwater quality survey for 2018.
The Ōtākaro/Avon River was one of the finalists for the most improved rivers, showcasing what can be done when people and organisations work together.
A cross-agency effort to improve the condition of one of Christchurch’s most treasured waterways has led to national recognition for the Ōtākaro/Avon River.
Farmers in Hurunui and Kaikōura with erosion-prone land are eligible for funding to help reduce the movement of sediment down hillsides and into waterways.
The Christchurch West Melton zone committee held a workshop recently where they learned about the challenges Cashmere Stream faces.
The impact of the Ahuriri Lagoon wetland restoration project is being measured with environmental surveying and cultural knowledge.
Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee Chair, Simon Cameron, gives an update on the action being taken to address a decline in water quality in the Ahuriri.
Forty Banks Peninsula locals and Environment Canterbury staff volunteered their time to plant 1300 seedlings on the banks of the Okana River on Saturday.
Steve Lowndes is wrapping up his experience as a councillor and chair and reflects on achievements and the challenges lying ahead for the new council.
Selwyn Waihora Water Zone Committee Co-Chair Les Wanhalla on the importance of protecting the high country's lakes and streams.