There’s no immediate solution for algal blooms in shallow Waikato lakes, according to Environment Waikato.
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Environment Waikato has revised its work plans for the year to address urgent needs in the Region, according to its Draft Annual Plan.
Regional ratepayers will get a separate rates notice for Environment Waikato rates this year, and more information about how rates are used.
Environment Waikato will be working with the Coromandel community this year on its flooding problems to agree what needs to be done to lessen the risk to people and property.
Environment Waikato is looking at whether it should do more to protect special places around the Region.
Environment Waikato is committed to cleaning up Lake Taupo, the Council’s Draft Annual Plan says.
Environment Waikato is to rate properties around the Region as though they were all valued on the same day.
Getting 80,000 New Zealand farmers involved in more effective farm management will benefit the whole country, this month’s Environment Waikato Drystock Liaison Group meeting heard.
The newly established Waikato Biodiversity Forum has appointed its first co-ordinator to encourage projects and partnerships, which will improve the variety of indigenous natural life in the Region.
Environment Waikato has granted resource consents authorising discharges from Fonterra’s Te Awamutu dairy factory.
Environment Waikato’s Environment Committee has recommended granting another $30,000 to the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust project to cover immediate expenses.
Environment Waikato is moving the Tauranga Taupo River back to the course it took before the flood of December 2001.
Environment Waikato is backing Thames Coromandel District Council’s defence of an appeal to the Environment Court from developers wanting to build on the foreshore at the Coromandel resort of Hahei.
Environment Waikato is supporting setting up a landslide hazard project team to manage the dangers of a landslide at Hipaua above Little Waihi village near Taupo.
About 40 people will reflect on the wonders of nature at Waitomo during a tour of the Waitomo Glowworm Cave next weekend.
Hamilton City Council is working on the source of odour from the city’s wastewater treatment plant which has been bothering the plant’s neighbours.
Te Kuiti’s troubled wastewater treatment plant has finally achieved major progress in producing acceptable effluent.
Environment Waikato’s Regional Land Transport Committee has recommended supporting improvements to the state highway between the Waikato and Taranaki.
Waikato high school students will bury themselves in slime and eat possum brains in an Eco Fear Factor Challenge later this month to launch the annual Festival for the Environment.
Environment Waikato is encouraging landowners to get out and destroy climbing and creeping plant pests in gardens and on farms.