Water is so important to New Zealand: its people, animals, and our cultural wellbeing. It is important we become educated about it and look after it so it is healthy now and for generations to come.
Know Your Catchment is a platform for the community to engage and learn about freshwater in the Waitaki catchment, which is in North Otago and South Canterbury, on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The water monitoring data include information about water quality, irrigation, wetlands, recreation, and different ways freshwater supports wellbeing.
On this platform you will find:
Navigating Know Your Catchment is easy, simply follow these video instructions to find out more about one of New Zealand’s most valued resources, water!
A ‘get out there and do it’ approach to water monitoring and sampling is important to a South Canterbury irrigation scheme.