Land remediation update
Now that the Pigeon Valley fire is controlled, we will be working towards remediating damage caused by the fire and equipment used to contain it. Landowners/leaseholders need to initially utilise their insurance cover. Where there is no cover or the cover is insufficient, the next alternative is to ...

Environmental data

We measure a lot of stuff! Our data is available to you, whether you want to check water safety at a bathing spot or see how much rainfall we've had at one of our 115 monitoring locations. Dive in - it's fascinating.

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Use this graph builder to generate the data you need - any measurement, for any site, for any date range.

The quality of the air we breathe is important to our health. The main issue is winter-time smog due to wood-burning.

We monitor air quality in both Richmond and Nelson.

The Council monitors groundwater levels in all the major aquifers in the district. The sites monitored provide regional coverage with the intensity of monitoring driven by the pressure on the groundwater resource in that particular area.

We monitor rainfall using automatic recording sites at a number of locations.

As part of Tasman District Council Environmental Monitoring programme weather conditions are monitored at three sites around the region. Additionally there are three sites monitored in the Nelson region.

We monitor river levels and flows on a number of rivers across the District at automatic recording sites.

Swimming Water Quality for our most popular bathing spots.