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We monitor information about the environment to enable it to be managed for future generations.
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Monitoring carried out on 16 April shows there are still high levels of the toxic algae planktonic cyanobacteria in the Lagoon.
River water quality trends released this week are cause for optimism, and credit is due to all those working hard to make a difference in Southland.
We're seeking expressions of interest from suppliers/consultants who are interested in processing resource consent applications for us.
Environment Southland’s Long-term Plan 2018-2028 consultation document is now available.
Environment Southland’s fees and charges have been reviewed. There are some new ones, and existing ones have increased. A full proposal is available.
The Mid Dome Wilding Trees Charitable Trust is seeing a change of guard as two new trustees have recently been appointed to vacant seats.
Councillors have agreed to contribute $250,000 to enable the removal of ouvea premix from four sites in Southland.
Compliance staff are investigating an effluent discharge affecting the Otapiri Stream.
The Edendale aquifer is showing its lowest level on record since Environment Southland started monitoring it in 2001.
Environment Southland has made decisions on the provisions and submissions on the Proposed Southland Water and Land Plan.
Find out how the plan has changed following the submissions and hearing.
Monitoring carried out by Environment Southland, on 22 March, has shown high levels of toxic algae at Waituna Lagoon in Southland.
An initial release of the RHDV1 (K5) rabbit virus on three sites in Southland will be made from next week, if the weather permits.
Environment Southland has released a draft regional target for swimmable lakes and rivers.
The SDC has applied for consents to construct an effluent storage facility, and dispose of wastewater from the Tokanui township sewage system.