So what really IS the state of our waterways, and what effects do stormwater pollutants have on the ecosystems of our rivers and streams?
In this section you’ll find information about the state of the waterways in Christchurch and the effects of the earthquakes, more information about the types of pollutants in our waterways and their effects, and an introduction to Maori perspectives on water pollution.
Click on the links below to find out more
Use the PDF links to view higher resolution maps
Map A1 - Northwest Christchurch (4.60MB)
Map B1 - Southwest Christchurch (4.27MB)