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Latest newsletters/publications

Leaders' Brief — April 2014
Policy, planning and events news for resource managers.
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E-Coli fact sheet
Recreational guide to E.Coli in rivers and streams
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Otagowide Magazine — April 2014
ORC news from around the region.
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Environmental education events newsletter
This newsletter covers a range of environmental activities happening in and around Dunedin targeting the community and schools.
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Blue-green algae fact sheet
Recreational guide to toxic algae in lakes and wetlands.
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Alerts

Otago flood conditions alert 1730hrs
Met Service has lifted its Severe Weather Warning for Dunedin, North Otago, and Canterbury as persistent heavy rainfall eases.
However, several Otago rivers are high and are likely to remain so for the next few days.
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 Easter Holiday bus services
View the Dunedin GoBus timetables for the Easter Holiday
period.

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Wednesday 9 April
Phormidium, a toxic algae potentially fatal to dogs is still
present in the Manuherikia River at Ophir bridge and up-
stream at Booths Road.

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Tuesday 8 April
Reminder for ratepayers that the last day of payment to avoid 
an additional charge of 10% on unpaid rates arrears will be 
Wednesday 30 April 2014.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday 16 April 2014
Minimum flow community workshop - Waikouaiti catchment
Waikouaiti, East Otago Events Centre. 7.00pm - 9.00pm
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Tuesday 6 May 2014
Minimum flow community workshop - Waiwera catchment
Clinton Community Hall. 1.00pm - 3.00pm
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Tuesday 6 May 2014
Minimum flow community workshop - Pomahaka catchment
Tapanui, (West Otago) Community Centre, Social Hall. 7.00pm - 9.00pm
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Have Your Say

We welcome your input on plans and strategies under development.

ORC Public Awareness and Satisfaction Survey
Let us know what ORC activities you are aware of, and whether you are satisfied with the services we provide.
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PLANS AND STRATEGIES

Draft Annual Plan 2014/15
The 2014/15 Draft Annual Plan is now available for comment. The Draft Annual Plan sets out the Council's proposed activities for 2014/15 commencing 1 July 2014
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Draft of Proposed Plan Change 4B (Groundwater allocation)
ORC is considering changes to the provisions in the Water Plan that manage groundwater allocation and avoid over-allocation in Otago’s aquifers.
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OTHER PROJECTS UNDER DEVELOPMENT

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RESOURCE CONSENTS

Fulton Hogan Limited resource consent application - RM13.474
Proposed works for operating a solar sludge drying facility.
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Lakes Marina Projects Limited - RM14.026
Submissions received are now available to view.
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What's Happening

Land Air Water Aotearoa
Otago Regional Council (ORC) is part of a new website, Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA), launched this week displaying the results of water quality monitoring for rivers throughout the country.
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New sites added to Water Info database
New monitoring sites have recently been added to the Water Info database.
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Use the pollution hotline to report incidents of pollution to air, land or water. More info »

River Flow Information
0800 426 463
Otago river, lake and rainfall information
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