Regional ratepayers will contribute $9 per property this year to help protect Lake Taupo’s water quality.
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Most Waikato ratepayers agree that a better way should be found to pay for navigation safety work on rivers, lakes and harbours but remain divided on where the money should come from.
Environment Waikato will split the costs of its Peninsula rate for the Coromandel between capital value and a flat rate per property.
Waikato ratepayers will contribute $5.62 per property to set up a programme to protect special places around the Region under Environment Waikato's Long-Term Council Community Plan adopted today.
Environment Waikato has voted to introduce a Uniform Annual General Charge of $35.77 as part of its Long-Term Council Community Plan adopted today.
Urban residents and lifestyle block owners will have a new way to pay for controlling plant and animal pests under in Environment Waikato’s Long-Term Council Community Plan adopted today.
Environment Waikato has launched major new projects to safeguard Lake Taupo’s water quality, protect natural heritage areas and improve Coromandel river management.
Environment Waikato is warning concrete companies to watch what they do with wastewater following the fining of a Waikato company for allowing concrete wash water to flow into stormwater.
Environment Waikato staff are working on containing a diesel spill in the southern Coromandel Harbour this afternoon after a 40 foot ferro cement launch holed after it slipped its mooring overnight.
Environment Waikato and Ngati Maniapoto representatives sign an agreement tomorrow (Tuesday) to manage improvement works on the Waipa River.
There will be no shortcuts to protecting the Waikato’s remaining peat lakes, this week’s Environment Waikato Policy Committee heard.
Businesses as diverse as Fonterra Te Rapa and The Permaculture Trust won awards for their environmental contribution at last night’s Waikato Business and the Environment Awards.
Environment Waikato is offering professional help to owners of priority wetlands in the Region which are on or next to dairy farms.
Environment Waikato decided not to prosecute Carter Holt Harvey for a discharge of sludge and sediment following a dam failure at Kinleith Mill in December last year.
A comprehensive information handbook is available for prospective Environment Waikato election candidates.
Public comment on Environment Waikato’s Long-Term Council Community Plan will make the final document a robust Plan for the Region’s future, Corporate Services Chairman Barry O’Connor says.
Environment Waikato’s Regulatory Committee has recommended prosecuting a Kiokio farmer for discharging untreated dairy effluent into a tributary of the Paeroa Stream.
Hamilton’s Horotiu landfill got a good report at this week’s Environment Waikato Regulatory Committee.
Environment Waikato and Thames Coromandel District Council have granted resource consents for a lumber company to develop a new sawmill in the Coromandel.
Cars stopped at highway service stations and rest stops will receive a small reminder to slow down this long weekend.