Catchment water quality models were recently developed for both Horizons Regional Council (HRC) and Environment Southland (ES) by Dr Tim Cox. The models simulate the generation, transport, and fate of nutrients through dendritic river networks covering the entirety of each region. Calculated nutrient concentrations at key stream ...
Category: Water quality and ecology
November 9, 2020Ngaire Phillips
Mike Stewart teamed up with Louis Tremblay (Cawthron Institute) to report on potential issues associated with emerging organic contaminants (EOCs) in the Southland region. Examples of EOCs include industrial chemicals (e.g. flame retardants, plasticisers, surfactants, UV ...
July 7, 2020Ngaire Phillips
Dr Rebecca Eivers has been working with farmer Richard Cookson designing and implementing a farm-scale CTW-train (Constructed Treatment Wetland Train) on a watercourse draining an intensive agricultural catchment supporting dairy cow production. The watercourse flows to the Waitoa River on the Hauraki Plains, near Springdale (Waikato). ...
May 11, 2020Ngaire Phillips