Toxic algae can be harmful to people and dogs in particular. Avoid contact with the water and any slime on banks. More details here.
Find out what we're doing at Alert Level 1.
The proposed Southland Water and Land Plan is in the appeals stage.
Find out what we're proposing in our Long-term Plan consultation document and have your say.
There are many everyday actions, both big and small, that we can do to help improve our waterways.
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.
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.
The following lists the dates, times and venues of the annual round of Liaison Committee meetings for the various catchments in Southland.