Environment Southland maintains flood
protection and control schemes to protect property, lives and
livelihoods. We own several flood protection assets, including:
- stopbanks and earthworks;
- detention dams;
- large culverts;
- tidegate structures.
Waihopai floodbank and walkway.
View our natural hazards online map to find out where our dams and stopbanks are.
been the cause of most declared Civil Defence emergencies in Southland in the
past. Find out more on our flooding page.