ORC undertaking flyovers to monitor land disturbance this week
16 December 2020
ORC is once more taking to the skies for a bird’s eye view on land use in the region this week, to monitor for land disturbance from forestry and land developments.
ORC issues low flow warning for La Niña summer
30 November 2020
For central and western parts of the lower South Island, a La Niña summer means drier conditions and a higher risk of drought.
Can I Swim Here? Summer recreation monitoring at popular swim sites starts soon
16 November 2020
Otago Regional Council (ORC) staff will be out around the region sampling and testing water quality for the summer recreation season in a few weeks’ time.
Our Water, Our Vision: What do your want for the future of your waterways?
21 October 2020
ORC will be visiting every corner of the region over the coming weeks to gather input about what you want for waterways in your area.
National water quality picture shows more work is needed in urban and rural catchments
27 September 2020
ORC supporting a joined-up approach to assist catchment groups in Otago
21 September 2020
Catchment groups new and old will soon have more organisational and administrative support, which means more time for their members to do great things for Otago waterways.