NIWA has invested in a new tool which continuously monitors a range of water quality parameters and delivers real-time data. Already we have some new revelations about the way diffuse pollutants move into watercourses.
Freshwater Update 38, October 2010
October's FWU includes water resource and water quality maps, as well as two research updates.
A new resource has been produced to aid regional councils, community groups, and others keen to monitor and evaluate their stream restoration work.
Our latest water quality data from around the country.
Latest information on nationwide river flows.
Our last three-monthly predictions, and what actually happened.
Scientists have recently summarised water quality data from streams in two similar Waikato catchments where, since 2001, the land has been managed quite differently. The results have produced some surprises.