Thursday, August 11, 2022

Water


Fears that Three Waters could pit hort against urban needs

Fears that Three Waters could pit hort against urban needs

BusinessDeskAug 11, 2022
Finance committee hears concerns about food security under water services reforms.

Waikato nitrate levels still exceed drinking water guides

Gerald PiddockAug 9, 2022
But study suggests changes made now will more quickly show up in surface water than previously believed.

Three Waters reforms under fire from auditor-general

BusinessDeskAug 9, 2022
Auditor-General John Ryan lays into proposals, raising concerns about weakened accountability of new water authorities.

Govt urged to listen to communities on Three Waters 

Staff ReporterAug 8, 2022
Local government lobby group slates Bill as ‘expropriation without compensation’ of assets held by authorities for their communities.


Councils seek $150m a year to flood-proof rivers

Councils seek $150m a year to flood-proof rivers

Neal WallaceAug 5, 2022
Government asked to help protect peri-urban assets in major scheme to bolster defences by widening riverbeds and looking at land use.
Northland water quality under microscope

Northland water quality under microscope

Hugh StringlemanJul 21, 2022
Legacy issues to blame for water quality, Northland Regional Council land management officer tells workshop.
Councils get Three Waters funding boost

Councils get Three Waters funding boost

Staff ReporterJul 19, 2022
Councils are getting a funding boost to help them implement the Three Waters reforms.
Review blasts shambolic regs process

Review blasts shambolic regs process

Neal WallaceJul 15, 2022
Claims that the implementation of new intensive winter grazing regulations was shambolic have been vindicated by an internal…
Six-year wait for three waters reforms far too long, says Scottish expert

Six-year wait for three waters reforms far too long, says Scottish expert

BusinessDeskJun 27, 2022
NEW Zealand will lose benefits of reform if it waits until 2030 to impose economic regulation on the…
Smart water lowers losses

Smart water lowers losses

Richard RennieJun 13, 2022
Turning an irrigation sensor into an onboard agronomist is helping Canterbury-based Dairy Holdings hit some ambitious water saving targets, while also growing more feed using less fertiliser. Richard Rennie spoke to CropX New Zealand managing director Eitan Dan on how the company’s technology is setting new pastoral irrigation standards.
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