Come along to one of the public meetings being held this week to discuss Southland's water quality - the Water and Land 2020 & Beyond project and progress towards catchment limit setting.
Read more about the Water and Land Public Meetings >>
Potentially toxic algae have been identified in the Waikaia River in northern Southland. Please avoid contact, stay out of the affected rivers, and report your observations to Environment Southland.
Read more about the Health Warning - Cyanobacteria >>
Find out what the water's like - before you jump in.
Read more about the Bathing Water Quality >>
Find out about the proposed air quality rules for home heating, outdoor burning and fertiliser and agrichemical use.
Read more about the Proposed Air Quality Rules >>
The review process has now reached the hearing stage, during which submitters wanting to speak to their submission will be heard by a Council Hearings Panel.
Read more about the Regional Policy Statement Review >>
Friday, 30 January 2015 11:14 a.m.
Monday, 19 January 2015 04:33 p.m.
Friday, 16 January 2015 12:17 p.m.
Thursday, 15 January 2015 12:17 p.m.
Thursday, 18 December 2014 11:08 a.m.
We are currently not consulting on any plan changes, please check back at a later date.
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 02:29 p.m.
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 12:41 p.m.
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 03:16 p.m.
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Environment Southland has a range of monitoring sites across Southland.
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Environment Southland has soil moisture maps to help you decide if soil conditions are suitable for effluent disposal.
To view the soil moisture maps, click here.
Environment Southland is working to help manage the cumulative effects of intensive agricultural land use on the region's water quality.
For more information click here.