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Environmental monitoring 2005 data report

Report: TR06/02
Author: Environmental Monitoring staff (Environment Waikato)

Abstract

Environment Waikato is required to collect environmental information to comply with its obligations under section 32 of the Resource Management Act 1991. The Environmental Monitoring Programme within Environment Waikato's Resource Information Group is responsible for much of this collection. The Environmental Monitoring Programme is ISO 9001:2000 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 2005 calendar year.

Environmental Monitoring 2005 Data Report
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ii
Disclaimer ii
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 1
4 Directions 2
4.1 Work programme 2005/2006 2
4.2 Technology 2
5 Summary 2
5.1 Information network 3
6 Telemetry system 3
7 Usage of data 4
7.1 Information requests 4
8 Rainfall data 5
8.1 General 5
8.2 Manual sites 5
8.3 Automatic stations 5
9 Surface water level data 5
9.1 General 5
9.2 Manual sites 5
9.3 Automatic stations 6
10 Water flow data 6
10.1 General 6
10.2 Manual sites 6
10.3 Automatic stations 6
11 Groundwater level data 7
11.1 General 7
11.2 Manual sites 7
11.3 Automatic stations 8
12 Surface water temperature data 8
12.1 General 8
12.2 Manual sites 8
12.3 Automatic stations/td> 8
13 Water quality data 9
13.1 General 9
13.2 Manual sites 9
13.3 Automatic stations 9
13.4 Groundwater quality 9
14 Suspended sediment data 10
14.1 General 10
14.2 Manual sampling 10
14.3 Automatic sampling 10
15 Ecological stream and river monitoring data 11
15.1 Regional ecological monitoring of streams 11
16 Coastal monitoring 11
16.1 Regional estuary monitoring programme 11
16.2 Beach profiles 11
17 Bathing beach bacteriological sampling 12
17.1 Bathing beach bacteriological sampling 12
17.2 Lake Taupo - Bathing beach bacteriological sampling 12
18 Geothermal data 13
18.1 General 13
18.2 Methodology 13
19 Air quality 13
19.1 Ambient air quality monitoring 13
20 Clean Streams 13
20.1 General 13
20.2 Methodology 14
21 Waikato catchment services (previously Project Watershed) 14
21.1 General 14
21.2 Methodology 14
22 Updates to report 15
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