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.
News & events
Environment Canterbury released its annual groundwater quality survey for 2018.
Recent media coverage has highlighted concerns regarding water bottling in general and the new consent application from Cloud Ocean Water Ltd.
Taking action to investigate what may have caused a decline in water quality at the Ahuriri Arm of Lake Benmore.
Zone Committee welcomes the Addington Brook Catchment Plan to improve the water quality of this urban stream.
Chief Operating Officer Nadeine Dommisse reflects on the significant progress being made towards meeting farmers’ increased environmental responsibilities.
Canterbury mayors have reaffirmed commitment to collaborative management of the region’s freshwater through the Canterbury Water Management Strategy (CWMS).
Environment Canterbury is reviewing about 90 consents in the Hakatere/Ashburton River catchment to help achieve the community’s vision for the river.
The Hekeao / Hinds Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) Project has recently concluded its third year of operations.
In May this year Environment Canterbury received a new legal claim from Forest & Bird relating to water zone committees.
Monday 1st July 2019 marked the start of an exciting project to recharge groundwater in the Selwyn Waihora zone.
A community meeting was held to generate feedback on a discussion document to develop an Hakatere/Ashburton River Mouth Management Strategy.