Water Quality publications and reports

Annual water quality and bio-monitoring summaries

We're responsible for managing Otago’s surface-water resources and carrying out regular and extensive long-term water-quality monitoring, as part of its State of Environment (SOE) programme. Read more

State of the Environment Water Quality Reports

We carry out monthly State of the Environment (SOE) water quality testing. Our SOE sampling sites around Otago generally focus on areas at the bottom of catchments so we can make informed decisions about the wider catchment area. SOE monitoring results are based on five years of data taken when the flow site was at or below median flow. Read more

Research and Technical Reports

We carry out research and technical water quality testing to ensure ecosystem health. Read more

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