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DIYers are being warned about the potential for accidentally contaminating their own home during home maintenance over summer.
Environment Canterbury is working closely with Hurunui District Council to ensure the removal of a tyre stockpile at 122 Racecourse Road, Amberley.
Dealing with legacy issues (hazardous or contaminated sites) is one of the hardest tasks we face as a regional council.
The Harbourmaster's Office has observed several bylaw breaches recently, which have compromised both the safety of individuals and others out on the water.
Dog owners throughout Canterbury are being reminded to be on the alert for potentially toxic algae when taking their pooch to the pond or river.
We work proactively with operators to help ensure they do not have oil spills, and that appropriate response equipment is available should one occur.
A research project has found the most common potential source of soil contamination in North Canterbury is old sheep dips.
A retractable floodgate was installed in Belfast this month, marking the end of the construction for the Waimakariri Flood Protection Project.
A remediation plan is being developed after asbestos-containing building materials, likely used as in-fill many years ago, surfaced on a coastal walking track.
Coastal walkway path in Timaru has been closed after a report of asbestos in the area.
Steve Lowndes discusses what the Waimakariri in flood would really look like, and whether our current protection measures are resilient enough.