Will water related consenting get easier?

Farmers recently involved with applying for consents have found there has been an increase in the difficulty and complexity of the process. 


Irrigation New Zealand Graduation and Awards 2023

Congratulations to Rose Edkins and Ian McIndoe. Rose received her NZ Certificate in Irrigation Design and Ian was awarded the NZ Certificate in Irrigation Design Recognition.


MyIrrigation (powered by SCADAfarm)

MyIrrigation (powered by SCADAfarm) is a water management platform providing improved water management, analysis and compliance using a cloud-based system and monitored via your device.

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Will we have a drought this summer?

From what’s been in the media since the development of El Niño conditions was announced, you’d think that it’s almost certain. But is it? 


Is climate change impacting groundwater nitrates?

Climate change is having an impact in New Zealand and there are well-recognised issues including warming temperature and sea level rise, as well as the wider consequences, such as more extreme rainfall events and more prolonged droughts.


Scratching the surface of water use efficiency

On the face of it, increasing water use efficiency seems like it must be good thing: less stress on our precious water resources, and more "crop per drop".


Time for a back-to-basics approach to water consents

Getting water consents and complying with their conditions is a major headache for most farmers who irrigate. We need to go back to basics to simplify water consents.


Aqualinc announces sale of neutron probe business to staff

Aqualinc is selling its neutron probe business in the North Island and in North Canterbury to two of its Irrigation Management Area Managers.


Will El Nino impact water supplies this summer?

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) is predicting a 90% likelihood of at least moderate El Nino conditions next summer.


Groundwater wells – the unsung heroes of irrigation in Canterbury

Groundwater wells are often the most reliable and cost-effective way to obtain water for irrigation, stockwater, dairy sheds and house supplies in rural Canterbury.


Future focused freshwater accounting

Our Director of Research & Development, John Bright, led an expert panel that produced a think piece report “Future Focused Freshwater Accounting” commissioned by the Ministry for the Environment.


Small Drinking Water Suppliers – things just got a bit easier!

Drinking water suppliers have a duty to ensure the drinking water they provide is safe, no matter the population size supplied.

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