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Environmental Monitoring 2010 Data Report

TR 2011/02

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Report: TR 2011/02
Author: Environmental Monitoring Programme Staff (Waikato Regional Council)

Abstract

Waikato Regional Council is required to collect environmental information to comply with its obligations under section 32 of the Resource Management Act 1991, and our Environmental Monitoring Programme (Resource Information Group) of  is responsible for much of this collection. The programme is ISO 9001:2008 registered through Telarc New Zealand for the supply of environmental information and services, including water quality, biological sampling, air quality, land and rating information and geographical information systems

This report summarises the information collected during the 2010 calendar year. Procedures used are in accordance with those outlined in the quality manuals, and data is stored on our computer system and is readily available. Under current policy, data is free to all users but there is a charge for the time taken to access the data. This charge is waived for certain users, such as educational organisations.

Environmental Monitoring 2010 Data Report (125 kb)

Table of contents

  Acknowledgement i
1 Introduction 1
2 Data management 1
2.1 General 1
3 Quality management 1
3.1 Data availability 1
3.2 How to contact us 2
4 Directions 2
4.1 Work programme 2010/2011 2
4.2 Information network 2
5 Telemetry system 3
6 Usage of data 4
6.1 Information requests 4
 7 Rainfall data  5
 7.1 General  5
 7.2 Manual sites  5
 7.3 Automatic stations  5
 8 Surface water level data  5
8.1 General 5
 8.2 Manual sites 5
 8.3 Automatic stations  5
 9 Water flow data  6
 9.1 General  6
 9.2 Manual sites  6
 9.3 Automatic stations  6
 10  Groundwater level data
 10.1 General 7
 10.2 Manual sites 7
 10.3 Automatic stations 8
 11 Surface water temperature data 8
 11.1 General 8
 11.2 Manual sites 8
 11.3 Automatic stations 9
12 Water quality data 9
12.1 General 9
12.2 Manual sites 9
12.3 Automatic stations 9
12.4 Groundwater quality 9
13 Suspended sediment data 10
13.1 General 10
13.2 Manual sampling 10
13.3 Automatic sampling 10
14 Ecological stream and river monitoring data 11
14.1 Regional ecological monitoring of streams 11
15 Coastal monitoring 11