These algae can be harmful to people and animals. Avoid contact with the water until health warnings are removed.
Find out what we're doing at Alert Level 1.
The proposed Southland Water and Land Plan is in the appeals stage.
There are many everyday actions, both big and small, that we can do to help improve our waterways.
Some simple and engaging activities you can try in your backyard, close to home or out on your farm.
Read more about Southland’s values, environmental outcomes and steps to reach these targets.
Delve into water quality data, and find out about the environmental outcomes set for sites near you.
Find out more about the latest analysis from our water quality monitoring
A space for sharing information and science behind Southland's complex water system and its health.
Environment Southland’s Long-term Plan 2021-2031 consultation document, Tō tātou haerenga – our journey, has been approved by Councillors for public release.
A $2m funding boost is set to turn the tide in Fiordland’s battle against the invasive seaweed Undaria pinnatifida (Undaria).
The Council is asking Southlanders to consider some tough options to ensure a strong, resilient future for our region.
Public consultation for Environment Southland’s Long-term Plan consultation document is scheduled to start on Tuesday 4 May 2021.
Here is information about the schedule of Council and Committee meetings that will be held during the month of June 2021.
The following meetings of Council and its Committees of the Environment Southland will be held during the month of May 2021.
The following meetings of Council and its Committees will be held in April 2021
The following meetings of the Southland Regional Council (trading as Environment Southland) and its Committees will be held during the month of March 2021.