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Te Waihora Living Lake Symposium 2017

By |2017-11-21T00:47:59+00:00October 2nd, 2017|ECan Notices|

Registrations are now open for the sixth Living Lake Symposium at Lincoln University on 09/10 November 2017. The theme of the sixth biennial Living Lake Symposium is Streams of Action Ngā  Au Tūmahi The symposium is a two day event consisting of a field trip and a day of presentations. Registrations and payments must be received by November the 3rd -fill [...]

Should Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere be exempt from National Standards?

By |2016-05-02T04:08:07+00:00May 2nd, 2016|ECan Notices, News|

The Next Steps for Freshwater consultation document was released by the Minister for the Environment and the Minister for Primary Industries on 20 February 2016. It contains 23 initiatives which, if adopted, would result in amendments to the Resource Management Act and the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management, as well as new national regulations. [...]

Selwyn-Waihora – Plan Change 1 of the LWRP is now operative

By |2016-02-02T04:16:23+00:00February 2nd, 2016|ECan Notices|

If you are farming or have a lifestyle block in the Selwyn-Waihora catchment the new rules in Plan Change 1 will affect you. The Plan Change introduces new policies, rules and limits to manage water quality and water quantity in the Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere catchment, with particular emphasis on the long-term health of Te Waihora. [...]

Good news for Coes Ford

By |2016-01-24T22:33:09+00:00January 18th, 2016|ECan Notices, News|

Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued in November 2015 for the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Coes Ford. Subsequent water testing at Coes Ford has shown the quantity of potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) in the river has decreased and concentrations are now below the levels that are of concern to [...]

Lake is currently:CLOSED to the sea Latest lake level reading:1.14 calm average lake level recorded on June 17, 2019 READ MORE >>