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Environmental monitoring 2011 data report

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Report: TR 2012/25

Author: Waikato Regional Council Environmental Monitoring Programme Staff

Abstract

Waikato Regional Council is required to collect environmental information to comply with its obligations under Section 32 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

The Environmental Monitoring Programme, Resource Information Group of Waikato Regional Council is responsible for much of this collection.

The Environmental Monitoring 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 2011 calendar year.

Environmental monitoring 2011 data report (182 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 2
3.2 How to contact us 2
4 Directions 2
4.1 Work programme 2011/2012 2
4.2 Information network 3
5 Telemetry system 4
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 7
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
15.1 Regional estuary monitoring programme 11
15.2 Beach profiles 11
16 Bathing beach bacteriological sampling 12
16.1 Lake Taupo - bathing beach bacteriological sampling 12
17 Geothermal data 13
17.1 General 13
17.2 Methodology 13
18 Air quality 13
18.1 Ambient air quality monitoring 13
19 Clean streams 13
19.1 General 13
19.2 Methodology 14
20 Catchment environmental monitoring 14
20.1 General 14
20.2 Methodology 14
21 Updates to report 15
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