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Meet the current Councillors, representing the Southland community.
Activities that might affect the environment could require a resource consent from us.
Read about land management issues and good environmental practices.
Get the latest air quality information and monitoring results.
We monitor information about the environment to enable it to be managed for future generations.
Check out a range of helpful information for our farming community.
There are many opportunities for the community to participate in our decision-making processes.
monitoring shows that the recent rainfall has helped to increase river levels and recharge most aquifers, with the exception of Edendale where the groundwater level continues to decline. As we’re heading towards winter, the chances of going back to water shortage conditions are low for most areas of Southland.
We are continuing to monitor the situation
closely. Check this page for updates.
Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions.
following PDFs contain the presentations from the Southland Drought Support meetings held in
Otautau & Gore on the 25th & 26th January 2018:
You can find more information and resources here:
Updates on the current water situation can be found here.
See current goundwater levels for a range of aquifers across Southland.
See current flow levels for a range Southland's rivers.
View water levels for our underground aquifers since we began monitoring.
View long-term river flow data to see how the current flows compare with previous years.