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Boost for riverbanks in Council plan

Environment Waikato is planning to make $10 million available over the next 10 years to land owners wanting to fence and plant stream and riverbanks to improve water quality.

Growing concern about environmental issues

The Waikato community is becoming more concerned about the environment and has given Environment Waikato a strong mandate to enforce rules to protect it.

Algal Bloom shows up lake problems

A potentially toxic algal bloom has been found in Lake Taupo – and Environment Waikato says it highlights the need for changes to the way the lake’s catchment is managed.

Wetlands tour celebrates environment

Environment Waikato has organised a guided tour of the Waipa wetlands later this month as part of the Waikato Festival of the Environment.

Project watershed works identified for middle Waipa

More than $13 million will be needed over the next 10 years to carry out soil conservation, flood protection and river management work considered essential in Environment Waikato’s Middle Waipa management zone.

New bylaw for water safety

Environment Waikato is proposing a new bylaw to ensure safety on the Region’s waterways.

Project Watershed works identified for middle Waipa

More than $13 million will be needed over the next 10 years to carry out soil conservation, flood protection and river management work considered essential in Environment Waikato’s Middle Waipa management zone.

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