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Department of Conservation. (n.d.) A Directory of Wetlands in New Zealand: Canterbury Conservancy. Page(s) 216-313.
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Keywords: altitude, Area, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, conservation measures, Cultural environment, ecological values, hydrological values, lake Coleridge, lake Ellesmere, lake Forsyth, Lake Lyndon, location, physical conditions, recreation, recreational values, social values, Te Waihora, wetland.
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Dymond, John. (n.d.) National Map of Nitrate Leaching. (Landcare Research)
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Keywords: canterbury, Contaminant concentrations, nitrate, nitrate leaching, soil contamination.
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Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R, O'Brien, J M. (n.d.) Riparian Plantings Protect the Health of Urban Streams. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, The University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: ecosystem health, invertebrate, invertebrate communities, riparian, riparian buffer, riparian planting, riparian restoration, stream health, urban stream, water quality, waterway health, waterway restoration.

Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu. (n.d.) Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu: Freshwater Policy.
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Keywords: fish habitats, fisheries, freshwater, instream flows, Kaupapa, Ngai Tahu, participation, performance indicators, policy, policy statement, te Runanga o Ngai Tahu, TRoNT, water flows.
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Christchurch City Council. (n.d.) Wetland Birds: Attracting Native Wetland Birds back to Christchurch. (Waterways and Wetlands Team, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Australasian coot, birds, black-billed gull, grey duck, grey teal, habitat restoration, heron, Janet Stewart reserve, kingfisher, native birds, native vegetation, native wetland bird species, new Zealand shoveler, pied stilt, plants, plover, pukeko, reptile, stilt, swallow, vegetation, waterway restoration, Wetlands, wetlands.

Collins, Kathryn, Doscher, Crile, Rennie, Hamish, Ross, James, G. (2013) The Effectiveness of Riparian ‘Restoration’ on Water Quality—A Case Study of Lowland Streams in Canterbury, New Zealand. Restoration Ecology. Vol. 21. #1. Page(s) 40-48.
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Keywords: chemical analysis, Lake Ellesmere, lowland streams, macroinvertebrate, macroinvertebrate community, restoration, riparian, riparian planting, riparian vegetation, Te Waihora, water quality, waterway restoration.

Golder Associates. (2012) A Review of Critical Lake Opening Periods, Habitats and Locations for fish in the Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere catchment. (Golder Associates, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: brook trout, brown trout, catchment characteristics, common bullies, eels, fish, fish habitats, fish populations, fish spawning grounds, fish species, flatfish, freshwater eels, Inanga, koura, lake Ellesmere, lake openings, land use change, mudfish, patterns, smelt, spawning grounds, te Waihora.
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Berry, Neil Webster-Brown, Jenny. (2012) A Summer Hydrological Budget for Lake Forsyth/Wairewa: Preliminary Findings. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management)
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Keywords: data collection, Evaporation, flow gauging, geology, geomorphology, groundwater inflows, groundwater seepage, lake Forsyth, lake water budget, Precipitation, runoff, Wairewa, water budget.
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Torgeson, Lynn. (2012) Assessment of Environmental Effects for the Burwood Resource Recovery Park. (Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, prepared for Burwood Resource Recovery Park)
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Keywords: AEE, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Burwood Resource Recovery Park, drainage to groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater quality, leachate, surface water, water table.
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Earl-Goulet, Judith, Ettema, Marc, Tricker, James, Young, John. (2012) Canterbury Region water use report for the 2010/11 water year. #ISBN 978-1-927195-94. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Abstraction, Allocation, consent, Environment Canterbury, groundwater abstraction, surface water, surface water abstraction, water management zones, water metering, water use, water use.
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Loe, Barry. (2012) Estimating nitrogen and phosphorus contributions to water from discharges that are consented and permitted activities under NRRP. #978-1-927195-81-9. (Loe Pearce & Associates Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual nutrient loads, concentration, cumulative effects, discharge permit, discharges, effluent, leaching, Nitrogen, nitrogen contributions, NMAZ, NRRP, Nutrient Management Allocation Zones, phosphorus, phosphorus contributions, Point-source, sewerage.
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Jebbour, N, Kovocova, E, Moreau-Fournier, M, White, Paul, Zemansky, G. (2012) Groundwater-surface water interaction in the Waimakariri river, New Zealand, and groundwater outflow from the river bed. Journal of Hydrology (New Zealand). Vol. 51. #1. Page(s) 1-23.
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Keywords: Aquifer, groundwater, Springston Formation aquifer, surface water, Waimakariri River.
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Kerr, G. N, Swaffield, Simon. (2012) Identifying Cultural Service Values of a Small River in the Agricultural Landscape of Canterbury, New Zealand, Using Combined Methods. Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal. Vol. 25. #12. Page(s) 1330-1339.
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Keywords: Aesthetic, aesthetic values, Agricultural development, agriculture, choice experiment, cultural service, ecosystem service, habitat, intensive agriculture, irrigation, land use change, land use intensification, lower selwyn River, management, Q method, recreation, Selwyn River, spirit recreational values, spiritual values, value, values.
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Smith, F M. (2012) Investigating Cyanotoxin Production by Benthic Freshwater Cyanobacteria in New Zealand. Chemistry. Vol. Doctor of Philosophy. Page(s) 232. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: algal bloom, benthic algae, benthic cyanobacteria, benthic cyanobacteria, benthic taxa, cyanobacteria, health risk, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Forsyth, nodularia, phormidium autumnale, sampling, scytonema, Selwyn River, surface water quality, taxonomy, The Groynes, Waimakariri River, water quality.

Cubrinovski, M, Hughes, M, Orense, R, Robinson, K, Taylor, Mark. (2012) Lateral spreading and its impacts in urban areas in the 2010-2011 Christchurch earthquakes. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics. Vol. 55. #3. Page(s) 255-269.
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Keywords: earthquake, February earthquake, gound damage, lateral spreading, lateral spreading, liquefaction, river banks, september earthquake.
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James, Alex, McMurtie, Shelley. (2012) Post-Quake Ecology of the Lower Avon River: Current State of the Fish and Invertebrate Community. #978-1-927222-11-9. (EOS Ecology, prepared for Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Aquatic habitat, aquatic species, Avon River, Earthquake, effect, fauna, fish, Invertebrate, macrophytes, raw sewerage, sediment mobilisation, sewerage, untreated sewerage.
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Rennie, Hamish. (2012) Profiles of Priority Riparian Restoration Streams in the Waihora Ellesmere Trust Riparian Restoration Programme. (prepared for the Waihora Ellesmere Trust)
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Keywords: Ellesmere catchment, Hororata River, Johnsons road drain, kaituna river, Lake Ellesmere, leeston creek, Liffey Stream, raw data, silverstream, stream health, Te Waihora, waianiwaniwa river, waihora, Waikekewai, water quality.
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Parry, Rosemary. (2012) Trace Elements in the Sediments of Lake Forsyth/Wairewa. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management)
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Keywords: lakes Lake Forsyth Wairewa Chromium Manganese Nickel Copper Zinc Arsenic Cadmium Lead Iron Organic Matter, metal contamination, sediment contamination, trace Elements, trace metal concentrations, trace metals, water quality.
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(2012) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Stormwater Treatment Systems. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: ANZECC, ANZECC trigger levels, chemicals, Christchurch, Christchurch City Council, Constructed wetlands, Contaminant source, discharge concentrations, environmental values, Erosion, first flush interception, Macropollutant traps, particulate matter, Point-source, point-source contaminants, rainfall events, sediment retention, sediment retention ponds, soakage system models, stormwater, stormwater treatment, swales, urban contaminants, wet weather events.
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Marquet, Michelle Duncan, Ronlyn. (2012) What's in the water?: A Survey of Recreational Users of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai. (prepared for Lincoln University, Environment Canterbury and the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust)
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Keywords: attitudes, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, estuaries, estuary, health risk perceptions monitoring, health Risks, history, microbial pathogens, perceptions, pollution, recreation, recreational use, water quality.
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Simons, Gijs, Voogt, Maurits. (2011) Assessment of Water Consumption from the irrigated Canterbury Plains. #ISBN: 978-1-927161-6. (WaterWatch, prepared for Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: algorithm, Canterbury Plains, evapotranspiration, feasibility, groundwater, irrigated area assessment, irrigated Canterbury Plains, irrigation demand, meteorological data, modelling, modelling, precipitation, satellite technology, soil moisture deficit, surface water, water accounting.

Tricker, James. (2011) Canterbury Region Dairy Report 2010-2011 Season. #ISBN: 978-1-927161-8. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Canterbury Water Management Strategy, compliance, compliance monitoring, dairy, dairy expansion, dairy sector, effluent, effluent disposal, effluent storage, farm, farmers, farming, iwi, Resource Management Act.
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Christchurch City Council. (2011) Central City Plan: Draft Central City Recovery Plan - For Ministerial Approval December 2011. Vol. 1. #ISBN 978-0-9876571-4. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, groundwater, stormwater, stormwater management, surface water, wastewater, water quality.
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Fisher, Kelly. (2011) Diurnal Variation in Te Waihora Water Quality. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management)
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Keywords: diurnal, diurnal variation, lake Ellesmere, monitoring, samples, Te Waihora, variation, water quality parameters, weather conditions.
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Robertson, Pauline. (2011) Diurnal Variation in Wairewa Water Quality. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management)
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Keywords: coastal lake, Conductivity, depth profile, dissolved Oxygen, diurnal, diurnal variation, hypertrophic, Lake Forsyth, Nitrate, Ph, phosphorus, temperature, turbidity, Wairewa, water quality parameters.

Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2011) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: The sediments and biota of the Avon- Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai and tidal reaches of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected i. #ISBN 978-1-927146-41. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: anemones, animals, biota, birds, cockles, contaminants, crabs, estuary, grain size, hoppers, mudflats, organic matter content, oxygenated, salinity, sediment, sediment quality, shellfish worms, snails, tidal reaches, water quality.
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McIntosh, A R, Woodford, D J. (2011) Location of demographic sources affects the distributions of a vulnerable native fish in invaded river networks. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 56. #2. Page(s) 311-324.
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Keywords: Broken River, densities, g. vulgaris, geographical information systems, gis, network configuration, Porter river, predators, refugia, trout, waimakariri, waimakariri catchment, waimakariri River catchment.

Cochrane, T, McHugh, P A, McIntosh, A R, Woodford, D J. (2011) Modelling spatial exclusion of a vulnerable native fish by introduced trout in rivers using landscape features: a new tool for conservation management. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. Vol. 21. Page(s) 484-493.
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Keywords: g. vulgaris, geographical information systems, GIS, interactions, native fish, populations, river network, stream size, trout, vulgaris, waimakariri catchment, waimakariri river.

(2011) Proposed Highfield Subdivision Development, Christchurch: Ecology Assessment.
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Keywords: bed sediments, Catchments, channel form, Conductivity, constructed wetlands, fish, flow, grain size, habitat health, Horners Drain, macroinvertebrate, pH, riparian vegetation, roadside drainage, runoff, sensitivity, styx River, swales, temperature, urban development, water quality.
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Memon, A, Painter, B, Weber, E P. (2011) Science, society, and water resources in New Zealand: recognizing and overcoming a societal impasse`. Environmental Policy and Planning Journal. Vol. 13. #1. Page(s) 49-69.
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Keywords: canterbury water, collaborative governance approach, groundwater, groundwater models, groundwater science models, selwyn District.
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Martin, Adam, Poulsen, David. (2011) State of the Water Resource Report 2011: This report is a summary of the water resource for the Canterbury region for the period May to September 2011. #ISBN: 978-1-927146-5. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Canterbury Water Management Strategy, Climate, CWMS, groundwater flow, Rainfall, River flows, soil Moisture, trends, water quality, zone.
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Watts, Robert H. (2011) The Christchurch Waterways Story. Landcare Research Science Series No. 38. (Landcare Research New Zealand)
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Keywords: Christchurch, enhancement, historical overview, restoration, restoration, settlement, swamps, Urban development, urbanisation, waterways.
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Alqassab, N A, Edwards, S, Mohssen, M, Walters, A S. (2011) The impact of El Nino and La Nina weather patterns on Canterbury water resources. 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation: Sustaining our Future: Understanding and Living with Uncertainty. Page(s) 3601-3607.
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Keywords: El Nino, El Nino southern oscillation, ENSO, evapotranspiration, La Nina, rainfall, rainfall data, Rakaia, Rakaia River, river flow, southern oscillation, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, water balance, water budget.
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Clark, Dan. (2011) The surface water resource of the Lake Ellesmere/ Te Waihora catchment. #ISBN: 978-1-927161-3. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: baseflow, cumulative, eigen Model, evaporation, flow predictions, Lake Ellesmere, longitudinal flow distribution, rainfall-runoff modelling, Regression equations, regression models, surface water, surface water analysis, te Waihora.
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Brough, Andrew. (2011) Three Water Servicing for Proposed Plan Change for Highfield Park. (Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, prepared for Highfiled Park Limited)
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Keywords: groundwater, stormwater, surface water, wastewater, water quality, water quantity, water supply.
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Joynt, Peter. (2011) Trace Elements in the Sediments of Te Waihora. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management)
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Keywords: anthropogenic source, arsenic, Cadmium, chromium, cobalt, copper, Lake Ellesmere, lead, manganese, metal contamination, Nickel, sediment, sediment sampling, te Waihora, trace Elements, trace metals, vanadium.
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(2011) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Rainfall and Runoff. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Analysis, Annual Exceedance Probability, Banks Peninsula, catchments, concentration time, design storm duration, discharge, flood, hydraulic analysis, hyetographs, overland flow, Rainfall, rainfall intensities, Rational Method, runoff.
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Curran, J, Fan, V Neale, M. W, Lewis, G. D Washington, V Lear, G, Roberts, K. (2010) A Bacterial Community Index (BCI) for New Zealand Streams - Year 1. #ISBN: 978-1-927135-2. (Auckland Regional Council)
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Keywords: avon River, bacteria, bacterial community, bacterial community index, bacterial indicators, BCI, Biofilm Quality, ecosystem health, heathcote river, regional differences, selwyn River, styx River, water quality, water quality indicators, waterway health.
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(2010) A Healthy City: Drinking Water Quality. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquifer, Christchurch City Council, Christchurch City Council Water Supply Zones, Community Outcomes, drinking water quality, Indicator reporting sheet, New Zealand Drinking Water Standards, shallow groundwater supplies, surface water supplies, water quality, Water Suppy Zones, water treatment.
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Hayward, Shirley, Stevenson, Michele, Wilks,Taryn. (2010) An overview of the state and trends in water quality of Canterbury’s rivers and streams. Environment Canterbury Technical Report. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Ammonia, best management farming practices Phosphorus Nitrogen River Types, Canterbury’s Natural Resources Regional Plan, Conductivity, degraded state of small streams, Dissolved inorganic nitrogen, Dissolved Organic Carbon, Dissolved Oxygen, Escherichia coli E coli, excessive sediment inputs, existing guidelines and recommended water quality objectives, faecal contamination, geographical patterns, nitrate toxicity, nutrient enrichment, Nutrients, pH, significant temporal trends, siltation of river beds, Suspended Soils Turbidity, Sustainable management, Temperature, Upland Lower, water quality.
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Tricker, James, Wells, Tommy. (2010) Canterbury Region Dairy Report 2009-2010 Season. #ISBN: 978-1-927137-5. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abatement notices, Clean Streams Accord, compliance, compliance monitoring, dairy farm, dairy shed effluent, DairyNZ, discharge permit, discharge permit conditions, effluent discharge, effluent disposal, effluent ponding, effluent storage, Environmental Protection Officers, Fonterra, iwi, management practices, New Zealand Dairies Limited, Ngai Tahu, nitrogen loaded, nutrients, resource consent, resource consent conditions, sumps, Synlait, Transitional Regional Plan, undiluted dairy effluent.
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Christchurch City Council. (2010) Christchurch City Council Infrastructure Design Standard: Part 5 - Stormwater and Land Drainage. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: consent issues, Constructed waterways, discharge, drainage, integrated stormwater, land drainage, land use, outfall, pipe flow, Resource consent, reticulation, runoff, secondary flow paths, Soakage system models, stormwater, stormwater pumping, swales, waterways.
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Jellyman, P G, McHugh, P A, McIntosh, A R. (2010) Dual influences of ecosystem size and disturbance on food chain length in streams. Ecology Letters. Vol. 13. Page(s) 881-890.
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Keywords: Broken River, Cass, Cass River, coach Stream, disturbance, dry stream, ecosystem size, food chain, food chain length, food webs, grasmere stream, patterns, porter river, stable isotope, stream ecosystems, streams.

Gray, D P. (2010) Ecological Connectivity in Braided Riverscapes. Biology. Vol. Doctor of Philosophy. Page(s) 288. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: biodiversity, biotic patterns, braided rivers, ecological connectivity, ecosystems, energy pathways, flow variability, food webs, habitat, invertebrate diversity, invertebrates, isotopes, physical patterns, Rakaia River, vertical connectivity, Waimakariri River.

McIntosh, A R, Woodford, D J. (2010) Evidence of source–sink metapopulations in a vulnerable native galaxiid fish driven by introduced trout. Ecological Applications. Vol. 20. #4. Page(s) 967-977.
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Keywords: Broken River, Brown trout, galaxias Vulgaris, galaxiids, Porter river, predation, Predator control, rainbow trout, salmo trutta, sink, source of groundwater, species distribution, species population, trout, Waimakariri catchment, waimakariri river.
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Williams, Howard. (2010) Groundwater resources in the Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere catchment: management issues and options. #ISBN 978-1-877542-63. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abstraction entitlement, Abstraction Levels, Adaptive management, bottom lines, drawdown, environmental bottom lines, Groundwater levels, land use intensity, Management Issues, MAR (managed aquifer recharge), Minimum flows, rainfall recharge, Surface flows in spring-fed stream, Trigger levels, Uncertainties, water flow.
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Reck, R A, Thorpe, H R. (2010) Habitat Restoration: An Aspect of Sustainable Management. Climate Change and Sustainable Development. Page(s) 231-238. (Linton Atlantic Books, Ltd)
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Keywords: Avon River, birdlife, birds, ecosystem, fish, habitat, habitat restoration, Heathcote River, historical overview, history, invertebrate, jacksons Creek, nottingham Creek, papanui, riparian, riparian vegetation, smacks Creek, steamwharf, styx catchment, Styx River, sustainability, sustainable management, swamp, waterway, waterway restoration.

McMurtie, Shelley. (2010) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: Heavy metals in fish and shellfish from Christchurch rivers and Estuary: 2010 Survey: Summary report on data collected in 2009. #ISBN 978-1-927146-09. (EOS Ecology, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Arsenic, Cadmium, Concentration, Contaminant source, fish, heavy metals, lead, mecury, shellfish.
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Watkins, Matthew James McGuire. (2010) Nutrient trading: a viable solution to water quality management in Selwyn District?. Vol. Master of Environmen. Page(s) 60. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: economics, management, market based instruments, markets, nutrient enrichment, nutrient trading, nutrient trading programmes, nutrients, selwyn District, water quality.
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Jellyman, P G, McIntosh, A R. (2010) Recruitment variation in a stream galaxiid fish: multiple influences on fry dynamics in a heterogeneous environment. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 55. Page(s) 1930-1944.
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Keywords: denisty, densities, fish, fish species, fry dynamics, Galaxias Vulgaris, larvae, population, species population, trout, Waimakariri, waimakariri catchment, WAimakariri River.

(2010) State of the Environment Monitoring: Surface Water Quality. State of the Environment Monitoring. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Akaroa Harbour, beach, Christchurch City Council, E. coli, Enterococci concentrations, estuary, freshwater, Indicator reporting sheet, Kerrs Reach, Lyttelton Harbour, marine water, Microbiological Water Quality Guidelines for Marine and Freshwater Recreational Areas, Ocean Outfall Project, recreation, recreational use, rivers, State of the Environment, State of the Environment monitoring, surface water quality.
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Christchurch City Council. (2010) State of the Environment Monitoring: Yearly Rainfall Levels in Christchurch, 1980 to 2009. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: annual, Christchurch airport, climate averages, Indicator reporting sheet, natural hazards, rainfall, rainfall levels, rainfall recharge, state of the Environment monitoring, trends, yearly rainfall.
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(2010) Stormwater Management Protocol. #ISBN: 978-1-927146-0. (Christchurch City Council and Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Christchurch City Council, Environment Canterbury, Integrated Catchment Management Plans, integrated planning, land use, Long term plans, planning, principles, Stormwater, stormwater management, Stormwater management protocol, surface water, water quality.
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Larned, Scott, Pflüger, Yvonne, Rackham, Allan. (2010) The aesthetic value of river flows: An assessment of flow preferences for large and small rivers. Landscape and Urban Planning. Vol. 95. #1-2. Page(s) 68-78.
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Keywords: aesthetic quality, aesthetic values, aesthetics, canterbury rivers, Halswell River, river flow preferences, Selwyn River, Waimakariri River.
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Crawford, Sheena Fountain, Joanna. (2010) Tourism and recreation around the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai: Current usage, awareness and perceptions of tourism and recreational opportunities. (prepared for Lincoln University, Environment Canterbury, the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust and the Tertiary Education Commission)
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Keywords: Attitudes, avon-Heathcote Estaury, behaviour, common activities, estuaries, estuary, estuary visits, ocean Outfall, ocean outfall pipe, perceptions, recreation, recreational activities, significant sites, surveys, tourism, tourism use, walking, water user profile.
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Durney, P, Scott, D M. (2010) Waimakariri River Surface Water/Groundwater Interaction Study – Data Review. #ISBN: 978-1-877574-2. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: aquifer tests, borelogs, conductivity, groundwater, groundwater gradients, groundwater levels, monitoring, raw data, river recharge, slug tests, surface groundwater relationship, surface water, surface-groundwater interface, temperature, Waimakariri River, water level.

Horn, Chrys. (2010) Waitaha Wai: Waterways of Christchurch. #ISBN: 978-1-877574-0. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, brooklands estuary, Brooklands Lagoon, Cashmere Stream, christchurch water supply, drainage, groundwater, halswell river, Ihutai, maori water values, monitoring, Ngai Tahu, Pollution, stream monitoring, styx catchment, surface water, Travis Swamp, Travis Wetland, values, water quality, water supplies, water values.
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Anstey, Nicola. (2010) Water quality and environmental monitoring of the Avon and Heathcote Rivers. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: acidity, Avon River, baseline, Biochemical oxygen demand, biological parameters, Conductivity, discharge consent, discharges, dissolved Oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, E coli, E. coli, faecal coliform concentrations, Heathcote River, long term patterns, long term trends, monitoring, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, NNN, pollution, stormwater, suspended solids, temperature, turbidity, water quality, water quality parameters.
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Pugh, Andrew. (2010) “SQMCI assessment of eight volunteer-monitored sites in the Styx River Catchment, Christchurch”. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: aquatic macroinvertebrates, biotic index, community gathered data Styx Mill conservation reserve restoration, kaputone, riparian restoration, SQMCI, Styx Mill Basin, Styx River.
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Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R, Wissinger, S A. (2009) Absence of species replacements between permanent and temporary lentic communities in New Zealand. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. Vol. 28. #1. Page(s) 12-23.
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Keywords: benthic communities, cass, different habitats, habitats, Invertebrate, lakes, lentic, lentic communitieis, nestedness, permanence gradient, taxa, taxanomic, wetlands.
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Grove, Philip. (2009) Biodiversity values and management recommendations for the Styx River mouth reserve, Lower Waimakariri Regional Park. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: habitat, Indigenous biodiversity, Instream values, invasive weeds control, native planting, predator control, protection, Public Access, saltmarsh, Styx River, Styx River mouth reserve, swamp birds, threats, weed control, weed growth, wetland habitats, wildlife.
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Gray, D, Harding, J S. (2009) Braided river benthic diversity at multiple spatial scales: a hierarchical analysis of beta diversity in complex floodplain systems. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. Vol. 28. #3. Page(s) 537-551.
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Keywords: benthic, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, beta diversity, braided River, Invertebrate, invertebrate biodiversity, invertebrate density, invertebrate diversity, lateral patterns, longitudinal, Rakaia River, spatial distribution, spatial Patterns, taxa, Waimakariri River.
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(2009) Christchurch City Council: Draft Surface Water Strategy 2009: Summary Document. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch City Council, climate change, ecosystem health, flooding, goals, Ngai Tahu, Ngai Tahu values, objectives, recreation activities, stormwater management, stormwater runoff, Strategy, Surface Water, surface water management, urban growth, urban intensification, water quality, water quality.
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Williams, Howard. (2009) Groundwater resources associated with the Rakaia riparian sub-area: assessment of technical and allocation issues. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-97. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Adaptive management, aquifer structure, bores, confining layers, consented water use, groundwater, groundwater age, groundwater allocation, groundwater hydrology, groundwater levels, low flows, minimum flows, nitrate, oxygen isotope data, Rakaia, Rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Allocation Zone, Rakaia-Selwyn zone, recharge, recharge sources, Riparian sub area, riparian zone, Southbridge Water Users Group, springs, surface water hydrology, trigger levels, Uncertainties, water chemistry.
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O'Connor, Kevin. (2009) How and Why Christchurch City Council and the Community should Clean Up McCormacks Bay. (McCormacks Bay Steering Group)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, bathymetric, benthic, Benthos, biota, birds, causeway, culvert, ecology, ecosystem health, estuarine ecosystem, estuary, flow rates, goals, history, hydraulic analysis, Kayaking, McCormacks Bay, reclamation, recreation, sea lettuce, tidal exchange, tidal water surface extents, water quality, water quality, wetlands.
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(2009) Mid-Heathcote River/Opawaho Linear Park Masterplan: 2009: Part Two - Background. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Consultation, cultural health assessment, dredging, ecology, fish, flood mitigation, flooding, flooding, heathcote river, Heathcote River Floodplain Management Strategy, Heathcote River Floodplain Management Strategy 1998, Heathcote River/Opawaho, Invertebrate, loess, macrophytes, Ngai Tahu, Opawaho, riparian, Runanga, runoff, sedimentation, silty, urban contaminants, water quality, weeping willows, Woolston cut.
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(2009) State of the Environment Monitoring: Enterococci Levels at Northern Christchurch Swimming Beaches, 2008/2009. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch City Council, Enterococci concentrations, Indicator bacteria, Indicator reporting sheet, marine, recreation, recreational use, state of the Environment monitoring, swimming beaches, water quality.
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(2009) State of the Environment Monitoring: Satisfaction with the Removal of Stormwater in Christchurch. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: christchurch stormwater, Indicator reporting sheet, residents survey, run-off, Runoff, state of the Environment, state of the Environment monitoring, stormwater, Stormwater removal, Surface water quality, Water.
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Christchurch City Council. (2009) Surface Water Strategy 2009 - 2039. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: climate Change, development standards, ecosystem health, land use intensification, planning, policies, pollution, recreation, stormwater management, Surface water, surface water strategy, tangata whenua, urban growth, water quantity.
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Christchurch City Council. (2009) Water Supply Strategy 2009-2039. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: availability, clean water, demand, drinking water, drinking water standards, efficient water use, future proof, goals, objectives, policy, rainwater harvesting, safe water, strategy, subsidies, Sustainability, Sustainable management, sustainable water use, targets, water charge, water quality, water supply network.
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Drake, Deanne, Stewart, Simon. (2008) A Baseline Description of Nitrogen Sources and Food Webs Prior to Large-Scale Restoration in Te Ihutai, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, New Zealand.
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estaury, biogeochemistry, eutrophic status, Eutrophication, food webs, isotopes, isotopic description, nutrient, nutrient status, ocean Outfall, ocean outfall pipe, ocean Outfall Project.
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Murray, Daniel, Tipler, Cliff. (2008) Assessment of Effects on the Environment: Discharge of Overflows from the Christchurch Wastewater Network to the Avon and Heathcote Catchments. (URS New Zealand Limited, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: ANZECC, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, Avon River Catchment, Christchurch wastewater, consultation, cultural values, dilution, discharge permit, discharge to waterways, ecological values, faecal coliform concentrations, flow, flow characteristics, heathcote river, Heathcote River Catchment, heavy metals, kaitiakitanga, mahinga kai, overflow, recreational values, resource consent, stakeholders, taxa, transitional Regional Plan, wastewater, wastewater network, water quality, wet weather events.
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Buchan, G D, Close, M E, Jiang, S, Noonan, M J, Pang, Liping, Smith, Neil. (2008) Bacterial leaching from dairy shed effluent applied to a fine sandy loam under irrigated pasture. Australian Journal of Soil Research. Vol. 46. #7. Page(s) 552-564.
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Keywords: bacteria, bacterial transport, chemical tracers, diary farm, drainage rate, effluent, fecal coliform, groundwater, irrigation, leachate, lincoln, Lysimeter, soil, soil columns, transportation, water flow.
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(2008) Canterbury Regional Environment Report 2008: Chapter 2 Surface water quantity, quality and ecosystems. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: allocation, biotic, chlorophyll A concentration, climate, ecosystem health, evapotranspiration, faecal indicator, flows, groundwater Levels, lakes, land use intensification, Nutrient inputs, precipitation, rainfall, rivers, sedimentation, storage, surface water use, values, water availability, water levels.
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Bright, John, Dark, Andrew, Sigle, Shane. (2008) Canterbury Strategic Water Study (Stage 2). (Aqualinc Research Ltd, prepared for the Canterbury Mayoral Forum)
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Keywords: abstractions, Canterbury Mayoral Forum, Canterbury Strategic Water Study, Canterbury Water Management Strategy, current wate ruse, CWMS, hydrological feasibility, hydrology, irrigation, storage, water storage.
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Christchurch City Council. (2008) Christchurch City Council Water Related Services Bylaw 2008. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: bylaw, Christchurch City Council, public water supply, stormwater, utility, wastewater, Water related services.
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Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R. (2008) Density reductions by predatory trout increase adult size and fecundity of surviving caddisfly larvae in a detritus-based stream food web. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 23. Page(s) 1579-1591.
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Keywords: caddisflies, cass, densities, indirect effects, investigation, life cycles, streams, trout.
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Sorrell, Brian. (2008) Effects of land uses and discharges on wetland water quality. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-82. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA), prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: biodiversity, bogs, consequences, discharge, ecology, fens, history, impact, land use, marshes, monitoring, nutrient, parameter, Soil characteristics, surface water quality, swamps, thresholds, water characteristics, wetland modification, wetlands.

Golder Kingett Mitchell Ltd. (2008) Integrated Catchment Management Plan for South-West Christchurch. (Golder Associates (NZ) Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: catchment characteristics, catchment plan, drainage system, ecology, erosion control, Flood management, Flood mitigation, freshwater quality, geology, groundwater characteristics, groundwater use, integrated management, land use change, management, monitoring, Plan, sediment quality, South-West Area Plan, South-West Christchurch, springs, stormwater control, stormwater quality, surface water, SWAT, water quality, waterway enhancement.

Dysart, Marie, Miller, Malcolm, Pascoe, Warwick. (2008) Rakaia Catchment Water Allocation Issues: A review of water allocation administration, stream depletion management, and other issues within the Rakaia Catchment, and options for formalizing allocation arrangements.. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-89. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 1 for 1 sharing, Abstraction, allocation Blocks, allocation limits, Banding System, groundwater allocation zones, mean daily flow, minimum flow, minimum flow recommendations, natural Resources Regional Plan, NRRP, Rakaia, Rakaia River, reductions in use, Reliabilty of supply, surface water allocation zones, The Banding System, Water conservation Order, water permit holders, water use.
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Crossland, Andrew, Hardy, Rochelle, Jenkins, Carol, Keller, Jeanine, Kingett Mitchell Limited, McCombs, Kate, McFarlane, Rob, Meurk, Colin, Oliver, Sarah, Pearson, Elizabeth, Renard, T. (2008) South-West Christchurch Area Plan: Phase 1 Report - An Assessment of Natural Values. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquifers, bank erosion, bird species, birds, Cashmere Stream, cumulative, discharges, ecological effects, ecological systems, ecological values, fish, flow, freshwater habitat, groundwater, halswell River, Halswell River, haytons Stream, heathcote river, henderson's Basin, Hoon Hay Valley Stream, Invertebrate, leaching, light, long term effects, Milnes Drain, monitoring data, natural values, net impervious area, non-point source discharges, ponding, Quaifes Road, riparian cover, seepage, South-West Christchurch Area Plan, springs, stormwater, stormwater seepage, surface water, temperature, Urban growth, urbanisation, vegetation, water, water quality, water quantity, waterways, waterways, wetlands.
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Jellyman, P G, McIntosh, A R. (2008) The influence of habitat availability and adult density on non-diadromous galaxiid fry settlement in New Zealand. Journal of Fish Biology. Vol. 72. Page(s) 143-156.
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Keywords: Bruce Stream, Cave Stream, Coach Stream, fish species, freshwater fish, fry settlement, galaxiid, larvae, Thomas River, trout, waimakariri, Waimakariri catchment.
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Arscott, D, Davey, Andrew, Dey, K, Hicks, D M, Larned, S T, Scarsbrook, Mike, Schmidt, J, Woods, R. (2008) The Selwyn river of New Zealand: a benchmark system for alluvial plain rivers. River Research and Applications. Vol. 24. #1. Page(s) 1-21.
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Keywords: abstraction, alluvial river, benchmark, flow rates, increasing demand, river system, selwyn River, system, undammed, variable flow, water demand.
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Collins, Katie. (2007/2008) Spatial Distribution of Aquatic Invertebrates in the Styx River and Smacks Creek in and upstream of Styx Mill Conservation Reserve. (The Styx - Purakaunui: Waterways, Wetlands and Surface Water)
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Keywords: Aquatic invertebrates, ecology, Invertebrate, smacks creek, snails, styx Mill Conservation reserve, styx river.
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Kerr, Geoff, Swaffield, Simon. (2007) Amenity values of spring fed streams and rivers in Canterbury: a methodological exploration. #ISBN: 978-0-909042-. (Lincoln University, Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit)
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Keywords: amenity values, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater management, instream values, irrigation, land use, water allocation regimes, water demand.
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Samad, Shameer Sheik. (2007) An analysis of the impact of sea level rise on Lake Ellesmere - Te Waihora and the L2 drainage network, New Zealand. Civil Engineering. Vol. Master of Engineerin. Page(s) 181. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: climate change, drainage, groundwater abstraction, hydraulic analysis, hydrological characteristics, hydrological modelling, hydrological system, lake, lake Ellesmere, lake openings, modelling, sea level rise, simulation, surface runoff, surface water takes, Te Waihora, water balance, water balance analysis, water level, water level loggeres.
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Harding, J S. (2007) Annual Survey of Stream Invertebrate Communities within Selwyn Plantation Board Estate (2007). (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury prepared for the Selwyn Plantation Board)
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Keywords: benthic community, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrate communities, benthic invertebrate taxa, benthic invertebrates, conductivity, degradation, dissolved Oxygen, indicators, Invertebrate, mayflies, sampling, Selwyn Plantation Board, Selwyn Plantation Board Estate, stream health, streams, surface water, surface water quality, surveying, taxonomic analysis, turbidity, water chemistry, water quality, water quality indicators.

Weir, Julian. (2007) Canterbury Groundwater Model 2. (Aqualinc Research Limited)
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Keywords: abstraction, abstraction Levels, alluvial deposits, aquifer, climate, groundwater, groundwater flow, groundwater levels, groundwater model, Hydrogeological overview, irrigation, land use change, modelling, piezometric, predictions, rainfall, Rangitata Diversion Race, river flows, river inputs, saltwater intrusion, simulation, suitability, surface water.
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Harding, J S, Kirk, L, Norton, D. A, Sinton, A, Wood, H. (2007) Canterbury Mudfish (Neochanna burrowsius) populations in the upper Waianiwaniwa Valley. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Bush Gully stream, Canterbury mudfish, catchment characteristics, Endangered, endemic, fish species, habitat, mudfish, Neochanna burrowsius, physical characteristics, recommendations, sampling, Selwyn Plantation Board Estate, species population, threatened species, Tributaries, Waianiwaniwa catchment, Waianiwaniwa River, Waianiwaniwa valley.

(2007) Canterbury Natural Resources Regional Plan: Chapter 2 Ngai Tahu and the management of natural resources. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aims, issues, kaitiakitanga, mahinga kai, managemetn, Mauri, natural Resources Regional Plan, Ngai Tahu, nrrp, outcomes sought, rangatiratanga, tangata whenua, taonga.
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Buckenham, Brigid, Fizgerald, Gerard, Perkins, Harvey, Taylor, Nick. (2007) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Social Impact Assessment. (Taylor Baines, Fitzgerald Applied Sociology and People & Places, prepared for URS Ltd and Central Plains Water Trust)
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Keywords: canal, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, communities, construction, dam failure, distribution channels, dust, economic benefits, flow regime, groundwater changes, land use, land use intensification, mitigation, noise, Rakaia, Rakaia River, recreation, recreational use, Reservoir, SIA, social environment, Social impact assessment, surface land use, surface water changes, traffic, waimakariri, waimakariri River, water abstraction.
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(2007) Erosion and Sediment Control Guideline 2007: A better way of managing earthworks and the environment. #1-86937-607-2. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: buffer zones, dust control, earthworks, erosion, erosion process, grassing, guidelines, hydroseeding, land use, Resource consent, sediment, sediment control practices, sediment discharge, sediment retention ponds, sedimentation, turf filter strigps, vegetation buffers, water management.
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(2007) How do we use our precious resources today...to create a healthier environment tomorrow? A discussion document about the Healthy Environment Strategies.
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Keywords: above ground water network, bank erosion, baseflow, Christchurch, Christchurch City Council, drinking water, finite resource, groundwater contamination, rivers, run-off, runoff, springs, stormwater, strategy, streams, Surface water, vegetation, water demand, water network above ground, water quality, water supply.
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Datry, T, Larned, S T, Robinson, C T. (2007) Invertebrate and microbial responses to inundation in an ephemeral river reach in New Zealand: effects of preceding dry periods. Aquatic Sciences. Vol. 69. #4. Page(s) 554-567.
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Keywords: Ephemeral river, ephemeral waterways, Inundation, Invertebrate, microbes, responses, Selwyn River.
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Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R, Norton, D. A. (2007) Persistence of a significant population of rare Canterbury mudfish (Neochanna burrowsius) in a hydrologically isolated catchment. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 41. Page(s) 309-316.
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Keywords: canterbury mudfish, conservation, conservation status, endangered, endangered species, fish, mudfish, species distribution, species population, Waianiwaniwa catchment Waianiwaniwa valley, Waianiwaniwa River.

Jennings, Ross, Martin Zalhoefer, Jens. (2007) Proposed District Centre Plan Change Styx Centre - Infrastructure and Engineering Design Considerations and Assessment of Environmental Effects on the Environment. (Eliot Sinclaire & Partners Ltd, prepared for Calco Developments Ltd)
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Keywords: Aquifer 0, contamination, development, flood, flood management, groundwater, groundwater age, groundwater balance, groundwater velocity, mitigation, sewer network, source of groundwater, stormwater discharge, surface water contamination, urban contaminants, Urban development, water flows, water quantity.
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Datry, T, Larned, S T, Scarsbrook, Mike. (2007) Responses of hyporheic invertebrate assemblages to large-scale variation in flow permanence and surface–subsurface exchange. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 52. #8. Page(s) 1452-1462.
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Keywords: benthic Invertebrates, flowing permanence, flowing water, river characteristics, Selwyn River, suface-subsurface exchange, water present.

Burge, P. I. (2007) Sedimentation in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai - an analysis of past and present studies. (prepared for Environment Canterbury Regional Council and the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust)
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Keywords: annual sediment load, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, christchurch outfall, christchurch wastewater, Christchurch wastewater treatment plant, Contaminant concentrations, estuary, future research, Heathcote River, literature review, nutrient levels, organic composition, organic contaminants, outfall drains, recommendations, review, sediment, sediment inputs, sediment load, sediment size, sedimentation.
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Couling, Ken, Eastman, Roy, May, Paul, McCarthy, Joe, Oliver, Sarah, Watts, Robert. (2007) South-West Christchurch Area Plan: Phase 1 Report - Ground and Surface Water Management. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquifer confining layer, Area Plan, confined aquifers, ecological values, ecology, ephemeral waterways, groundwater, groundwater quality, halswell River, heathcote river, heavy metals, Henderson's Basin, ICMP, infiltration, Integrated Catchment Management Plans, South-West Christchurch Area Plan, springs, stormwater, stormwater management, surface water, surface water quality, Urban development, urban growth.
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(2007) State of the Environment Monitoring: Enterococci Levels at Northern Christchurch Beaches, 2006/2007. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: bacteria, Christchurch City Council, Enterococci concentrations, Indicator reporting sheet, state of the Environment, state of the Environment monitoring, swimming beaches.
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Ganeshalingham, R, Johnson, C, Oliver, Tony, van Kalken, T. (2007) Waimakariri Flood Protection Project: Hydraulic Modelling. #ISBN: 1-86937-632-3. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch flood hazard, flood hazard, flood mitigation, flooding, floodplain habitat, hydraulic modelling, laser topographic surveying, modelling, Selwyn District Flood hazard, stock bank proposal, Waimakariri River, Waimakariri River flooding.

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research. (2007) We have enough water - but not in the right place at the right time. NIWA Annual Report. Vol. 2007. Page(s) 24-25.
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Keywords: dams, demand, groundwater, irrigation, Resource management, Selwyn River, surface water.
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(2006) Application for Land Use Consent: Central Plains Water Trust - Water Distribution Network, Darfield. (Urbis Traffic Planning and Development Limited, prepared for Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: amenity values, Assessment of Environmental Effects, central plains, channels, construction, contaminants, cultural environment, Darfield, Darfield distribution network, distribution channels, dust, excavation, irrigation, maori heritage, mitigation, natural character, noise, outstanding natural features, tangata whenua, water races.
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Harding, J S. (2006) Assessment of the impact of road culverts on fish passage within Selwyn Plantation Board Estate. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury, prepared for Selwyn Plantation Board)
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Keywords: Brown trout, culverts, fish, fish barriers, fish passage, fish populations, fish species, forest, koaro, recommendations, road culverts, Selwyn district, Selwyn Plantation Board, streams, Upland bullies.

Blakely, T, Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R, Winterbourn, M. (2006) Barriers to the recovery of aquatic insect communities in urban streams. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 51. #9. Page(s) 1634-1645.
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Keywords: Avon River, benthic, benthic community, caddisflies, christchurch urban waterways, culvert, Heathcote River, okeover Stream, restoration, road culverts, species, taxa, waterway restoration.

Claassen, K, Evers, N, Harding, J S. (2006) Can forest fragments reset physical and water quality conditions in agricultural catchments and act as refugia for forest stream invertebrates?. Hydrobiologia.
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Keywords: agricultural effects, agricultural impacts, agriculture, Banks Peninsula, conservation reserves, forest fragments, kaituna river, Narbey Stream, Negative externalities, okuti river, pigeon bay stream, refugia, riparian, Taxonomic analysis, water quality.
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Krom, Thom, Weir, Julian. (2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme - Assessment of Effects on the Groundwater Environment. (Aqualinc Research Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: base flow, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Evapotranspiration, geological data, groundwater, groundwater environment, groundwater quality, groundwater quantity, groundwater system, hydrogeology, irrigation, land use change, mitigation, modelling, nitrate-N, nitrates, Pesticides, phosphorus, rainfall, surface water.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Effects of Construction, Damming, Diversion and Water Use on Fish and Recreation. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: Canterbury galaxias, Canterbury mudfish, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, construction, galaxias, Halswell River, Lake Ellesmere, longfin eel, mudfish, Rakaia River, recreation, recreational use, recreational values, reservoir, selwyn River, shortfin eels, upland bully, waianiwaniwa River, waimakariri River.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Effects of Construction, Damming, Diversion and Water Use on Water Quality. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: algae, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Construction effects, discharges, dissolved Oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, estuares, hydrodynamics, hydrology, lake Ellesmere, lowland streams, microbiology, Nitrogen, nutrient concentration, nutrients, Pesticides, phosphorus, Rakaia, Selwyn River, surface runoff, surface water, surface water quality, suspended solids, te Waihora, temperature, turbidity, turbidity, Waianiwaniwa River Valley, waianiwaniwa Valley, waimakariri, water clarity, water quality, water quality, water races, wetlands.
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Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R, Wissinger, S A. (2006) Impacts of introduced brown and rainbow trout on benthic invertebrate communities in shallow New Zealand lakes. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 51. #11. Page(s) 2009-2028.
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Keywords: benthic communities, benthic invertebrate communities, benthos, Brown trout, caddisflies, dragonflies, Introduced animals, introduced species, Invertebrate, invertebrate communities, lake, predation, predators, rainbow trout, Rakaia Catchment, shallow lakes, trout, waimakariri catchment.

Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R. (2006) Indirect effects of predatory trout on organic matter processing in detritus-based stream food webs. Oikos. Vol. 112. Page(s) 31-40.
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Keywords: cass, detritus-based stream food webs, food webs, investigation, predators, stream food webs, streams, trout.
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Hartwell, Sioban, Shaw, Helen. (2006) Lincoln Integrated Catchment Management Plan: Phase 1 - Issues Report. (URS New Zealand Ltd, prepared for Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: Amenity values, Catchment description, Catchment overview, Contaminants, Cultural environment, flooding, groundwater, Integrated Catchment Management Plans, Issues, Issues Review, lake Ellesmere, Liffey Stream, Lincoln, Lincoln town, recreation, stormwater, stream, water quality, Water Quantity.
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Dodson, Sarah. (2006) Reality versus Perception: User Perceptions of the Avon and Heathcote Rivers.
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Keywords: Avon catchment, Avon River, Christchurch water quality, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote river, perceptions, public awareness, Public perspectives, sampling, water quality.
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Biggs, Barry J, Davey, Andrew, Kelly, Dave. (2006) Refuge-use strategies of stream fishes in response to extreme low flows. Journal of Fish Biology. Vol. 69. #4. Page(s) 1047-1059.
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Keywords: bullies, burrowing, Canterbury galaxias, dewatered, fish, flow characteristics, flow recession, galaxias, low flows, refuge ability, riffles, runs, simulation, species behaviour, Upland bullies.

Cullen, Ross, Tait, Peter R. (2006) Some External Costs of Dairy Farming in Canterbury. Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Annual Conference, 8-10 February 2006. (Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society)
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Keywords: contamination, dairy farm, dairy farming, degradation, economic costs, external costs, groundwater, land use change, land use intensification, lowland streams, negative externalities, recreational values, surface water.
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Gray, D, Harding, J S, Scarsbrook, Mike. (2006) Spatial biodiversity patterns in a large New Zealand braided river. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 40. Page(s) 631-642.
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Keywords: benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrate communities, benthic Invertebrates, Braided River, braided river catchments, distribution patterns, Invertebrate taxa, sampling, spatial distribution, species distribution, taxa, Waimakariri River.
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Aitchison-Earl, Phillipa. (2006) Stream depletion of the spring-fed lowland streams of the Rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Allocation Zone. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abstraction impacts, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater zone, hydraulic connection, Rakaia, Rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Zone, Selwyn, spring fed streams, stream depletion effect, surface flow levels, surface-groundwater interface.

Williams, Howard. (2006) The Rakaia Selwyn Groundwater Zone – Technical summary of the effects of groundwater abstractions on stream flows and reliability of groundwater. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Aquatic ecology, groundwater level, groundwater quantity, minimum flow, rakaia, Rakaia Selwyn zone, selwyn, Selwyn Rakaia, stream flows, surface – groundwater interface, water abstraction, water quantity.
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Zollhoefer, J. M. (2006) The Styx, Purakaunui: Redwood Spring - Ecological Values, Safety Analysis, Community Flow Monitoring and Long-Term Protection. (Eliot Sinclair & Partners Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: community monitoring, community water quantity monitoring, fauna, fish, flora, flora and fauna, Instream values, public access, Redwood Spring, riparian vegetation, spring flow, spring flows, styx catchment, Styx Esplanade reserve, water quantity.
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Eikaas, H S, Kliskey, A D, McIntosh, A R. (2005) Catchment- and site-scale influences of forest cover and longitudinal forest position on the distribution of a diadromous fish. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 50. Page(s) 527-538.
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Keywords: banks Peninsula, diadromous fish, fish, fish distribution, flea bay, forest, forest cover, french Farm, galaxias, galaxias breviphinnis, galaxiid, geographical information systems, gIS, hydrological connectivity, kaituna river, koaro, land use, little river, okuti river, opara stream, opara stream, pigeon bay stream, prices valley, riparian forest cover, riparian vegetation, robinsons Bay, species distribution, streams, vegetation cover, wainui.
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Adam, John, Dawson, Sarah, Matthews, Jane, O'Keeffe, Mary, Petry, Bruce, Wilson, John. (2005) Contextual Historical Overview of Christchurch City. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: artesian groundwater, artesian well, before settlement, Bromley sewerage station, Christchurch City, Christchurch City Council, drainage, Drainage Board, high pressure water supply, historical overview, sewerage, stormwater, swamp, water supply, Woolston cut.
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Eikaas, H S, Kliskey, A D, McIntosh, A R. (2005) Environmental Assessment: Spatial Modeling and Habitat Quantification for Two Diadromous Fish in New Zealand Streams: A GIS-Based Approach with Application for Conservation Management. Environmental Management. Vol. 36. #5. Page(s) 726-740.
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Keywords: banks Peninsula, distribution, fish, g. brevipinnis, galaxias fasciatus, koaro, kokopu, logistic regression model, modelling, occurence probability, regression model, species distribution.

Coombes, Elizabeth. (2005) Hydrology of the Kaputone Stream: a quantitative analysis. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. Page(s) 47. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Christchurch, evaporation, groundwater, hydrology, Kaputone Stream, quantitative analysis, rainfall, recommendations, surface water, surface water, urban development, urbanisation, water flow, water levels, water quantity.
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Davoren, Anthony, Scott, David. (2005) Schedule WQN9 Revision: Review of seasonal use approach included in proposed NRRP. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: arable, climate, climate data analysis, intensive pasture, irrigation, irrigation demand, irrigation season rainfall, natural Resources Regional Plan, NRRP, Peak irrigation demand, Proposed NRRP, seasonal demand, seasonal irrigation demand, soil moisture.
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Vincent, Craig. (2005) The Hydrogeology of the Upper Selwyn Catchment: MSc thesis summary. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquifer characteristics, aquifers, aquifers, dairy expansion, farming, farming practices, Future management, geology, geomorphology, Geomorphology, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater age, groundwater ages, groundwater chemistry, groundwater demand, Groundwater flow, groundwater recharge, groundwater recharge, groundwater-surface water interface, Hororata River, Hororata River, hydrology, Hydrology, intensive farming, intensive land use, irrigation, Irrigation, land surface activities, land use change, management, nitrate-nitrogen, oxygen-18, piezometric contours, Recharge, recharge sources, river gaugings, Selwyn catchment, Selwyn Plains, selwyn River, Selwyn River, spring-fed, Springs, Surface water, Upper Selwyn Catchment, Upper Selwyn Plains, Waianiwaniwa River, water chemistry, water levels, water quality, water quantity.
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Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R, McMurtie, Shelley, Nystrom, Per, Winterbourn, M. (2005) Top-down and bottom-up influences on populations of a stream detritivore. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 50. Page(s) 1206-1218.
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Keywords: caddisflies, Cass, detritus, detritus-based stream food webs, leaf packs, native caddisfly, Population, predators, predatory trout, salmo trutta, species population, stream food web, trout, Zelandopsyche ingens.
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Christchurch City Council. (2005) Water & Sanitary Services Assessment. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: abstraction, artesian aquifers, Assessment of Water and Sanitary Services, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, chemicals, constructed wetlands, contamination, discharge permit, drinking water, drinking water demand, drinking water standards, ecosystem health, effluent, halswell River, Heathcote River, microbiological contamination, New Zealand Drinking Water Standards, Nutients, salinity, salt water intrustion, sewerage, shallow groundwater supplies, stormwater, stormwater drainage, stormwater retention ponds, Styx River, surface channels, swales, treatment of water, wastewater, wastewater disposal, wastewater flow, wastewater treatment, water reticulation, water sources, water storage, water supply, water supply risk factors, water treatment, wells, wet weather events, wet weather overflows.
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Harding, Jon, Mosley, Paul, Pearson, Charles, Sorrell, Brian. (2004) Freshwaters of New Zealand: edited for the New Zealand Hydrological Society and New Zealand Limnological Society. Edited for the New Zealand Hydrological Society and New Zealand Limnological Society. (The Caxton Press)
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Keywords: Evaporation, flow regime, freshwater resources, New Zealand, runoff, soil water, Transpiration, water overview.

Kerr, Geoffrey N., Leathers, Kenneth L., Sharp, Basil M. H.. (2004) Instream water values : Canterbury's Rakaia and Waimakariri Rivers. #ISBN: 0-909042-55-1. (Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit.)
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Keywords: Contingent valuation method, dollar value, fish, fishing, flow protection, flows, instream flows, instream values, rakaia, Rakaia River, raw data, resident surveys, salmon, surveys, travel cost, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, water quality, willingness to pay.
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(2004) Proposed Canterbury Natural Resources Regional Plan: Chapter 4 Water Quality, pp 1-6. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: groundwater, groundwater resources, lakes, management, natural Resources Regional Plan, Ngai Tahu, nrrp, plan, principle surface water bodies, Proposed nrrp, rivers, values, water quality.
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(2004) Proposed Canterbury Natural Resources Regional Plan: Chapter 4, pp 19-85. Page(s) 19-85. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: artificial lakes, contaminants, groundwater, groundwater quality, issue resolution, lakes, methods, natural lakes, natural Resources Regional Plan, Non-point source discharges, NRRP, nutrient indicators, objectives, plan, point-source, policies, proposed NRRP, riparian, riparian margins, riverbed sedimentation, rivers, sedimentation, surface water, surface water quality, water quality.

(2004) Proposed Canterbury Natural Resources Regional Plan: Chapter 4, pp 236-260. Page(s) 236-260. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: community drinking water sources, compliance, compliance monitoring, drinking water quality, environmental pressures, environmental results, groundwater, indicators, lakes, Monitoring, natural Resources Regional Plan, NRRP, Plan, rivers, water quality, water quality indicators.
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Anthony, Melissa, Lavender, Rochelle, Meredith, Adrian. (2004) Results of ecosystem health monitoring in Canterbury region between November 2000 and February 2003. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual data, annual health monitoring programme, biotic, biotic metrics, habitat health, Invertebrate, invertebrate sampling, Periphyton, seasonal trends, stream ecosystem health, wadeable streams, water quality.
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(2004) Waimakariri River Regional Plan. #ISBN 1-86937-502-5. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Aquatic values, Central Plains, groundwater, Lake beds, minimum flows, River Beds, surface water, sustainable management, Waimakariri River, Water Quality, water quality standards, Water quantity.

McIntosh, A R, Nystrom, Per. (2003) Are impacts of an exotic predator on a stream food web influenced by disturbance history?. Oecologia. Vol. 136. Page(s) 279-288.
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Keywords: algae, caddisflies, Cass, disturbance, fish, fish, galaxiids, grasmere stream, interactions, invertebrate communities, invertebrate grazer, predators, predatory fish, relationship, stream food web.
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Bright, John, Morgan, Matthew. (2003) Canterbury's Irrigation Water Resources. South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) Conference. (South Island Dairy Event)
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Keywords: future demand, groundwater, irrigation, land use, surface water, water balance, water demand.
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Monitoring and Research Team, Christchurch City Council. (2003) Christchurch City Environmental Trends 2003 - DRAFT. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: abstraction, DIN, Dissolved inorganic nitrogen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, drainage, DRP, ecosystems, El Nino, Eutrophication, faecal coliform concentrations, flooding, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater monitoring, groundwater quality, hydrocarbons, irrigation, leachate, rainfall, rainfall levels, rivers, run-off, snowfall, stormwater, stormwater pipes, surface water, surface water pressures, swimming guidelines, temperature, water management, water quality, water quality parameters, water quantity, waterways, wetlands.
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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Christchurch City Environmental Trends 2003 - Draft: The Coastal Environment. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, beach, Brooklands Lagoon, Coastal wetlands, coastline, DIN, dissolved inorganic nitrogen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, estuaries, heavy metals, nutrient, nutrient inputs, recreation, recreational water quality, sea level rise, water quality.
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Meinzinger, Franziska. (2003) GIS-based site identification for the land application of wastewater: Christchurch City, New Zealand. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Christchurch, Christchurch City, climate, economic viability, effluent, environmental values, feasibility, GIS, groundwater, land application, social environment, surface water, wastewater, wastewater land application, Wastewater Treatment, Wastewater treatment plant.
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Blakely, T, Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R. (2003) Impacts of Urbanisation on Okeover Stream, Christchurch. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Aquatic ecology, aquatic health, avon stream, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrates, culverts, ecological health indicators, fauna, invertebrate fauna, Okeover Stream, physical characteristics, restoration, sampling, sediment, sediment, stream health, streams, surface water quality, University of Canterbury, waimairi Stream, water chemistry, water quality, waterway restoration.
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Davey, M. L, Gleeson, D. M, Ling, N, O'Brien, L. (2003) Population genetic structure of the Canterbury mudfish (Neochanna burrowsius): Biogeography and conservation implications. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 37. #1. Page(s) 13-21.
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Keywords: Canterbury mudfish, DNA Auchenflower, genetic structure, Hororata River, Lake Eldon, mudfish, sampling.
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Quinn, John M. (2003) Riparian Management Classification for Canterbury Streams. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Aesthetic, Aquatic ecosystems, Bank stabilisation, biophysical, denitrification, ecosystem health, flooding, recreation, riparian, Riparian areas, Riparian buffer, Riparian management, Riparian vegetation, Riparian zone, stream habitat, water quality.
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Grant, Helen. (2003) The Surface and Groundwater Resources of the Little Rakaia Zone (Lee River, Tent Burn and Jollies Brook). (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: allocation, aquifer, aquifer properties, Cryers creek, groundwater, groundwater abstractions, groundwater flow, groundwater recharge, groundwater resources, irrigation, irrigation recharge, Jollies Brook, Lee river, Little Rakaia Zone, rainfall, Rainfall, Rakaia, shallow aquifer, spring-fed, spring-fed streams, stock race, stream depletion effect, surface resources, surface water, Tent Burn, water balance.
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McIntosh, A R, Nystrom, Per, Winterbourn, M. (2003) Top-down and bottom-up processes in grassland and forested streams. Oecologia. Vol. 136. Page(s) 596-608.
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Keywords: cass, detritus, forest, forest canopy cover, invertebrate, predators, predatory fish, stable isotopes, stream food web, stream vegetation, vegetation.
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Cullen, Ross, Dakers, Andrew, Fairweather, John R, McNicol, Jeska, Meyer-Hubbert, Gerit, Simmons, David G. (2003) Tourism, Water and Waste in Akaroa: Implications of Tourist Demand on Infrastructure. #ISSN 1175-5385. (Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre)
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Keywords: Akaroa, peak flow, summer period, tourism, wastewater, water conservation Order, water management, water supply.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Hill Waterways. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: design considerations, erosion, erosion characteristics, hill waterways, loess, management, port hills, rainfall volumes, storm effects, waterways and wetlands natural asset management strategy.
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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Impacts of Development. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Bank erosion, base flow, channel erosion, channelisation, chemical contaminants, development, drainage, fish, flood flows, hydrocarbons, invertebrates, metals, modification, PAHs, peak flow, riparian, riparian vegetation, rural development, rural land use, sediment, stock access, stock access to waterways, stormwater, urban development, urbanisation, Urbanisation, vegetation, water quality, wetlands, willows.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Inundation Design Performance Standards. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Catchments, climate change, flood, flooding, floodplain management, inundation, rainfall, secondary flow paths, storms, surface water, waterways.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Lowland Waterways. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Channel morphology, Downstream Rivers, drainage, drains, Hill Waters, low flows, lowland river, Lowland waterways, Open Utility Waterways, restoration, river maintenance, surface run off, surface run off interception, timber lined drains, tributaries, Upstream Rivers, Utility Waterways, water races, water races, waterway categories, waterway network, waterway restoration.
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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Restoring Waterway Form. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Aquatic habitat, Aquatic vegetation, channel cross-section, channel depth, channel meander, channel width, habitat, hydraulic capacity, longitudinal, meander, physical diversity, pool, restoration, riffle, Runanga, stormwater outfall pipes, stream bank, streams, values, waterways.
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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Restoring Wetlands. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: biotic, birds, Ephemeral waterways, estuaries, Estuarine, fish, Groynes, habitat health, lagoons, lake margins, light, marsh, mudfish, Nutrients, plants, restoration, Riccarton Bush, river margins, Saline wetlands, sediment, swamp, swamp wetlands, Travis Wetland, trophic, vegetation, water levels, wetland preservation, wetlands.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Riparian Planting. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: bank consolidation, bank stabilisation, biosecurity, fertiliser, instream habitat, maintenance, mulch, pest management, pests, plants, restoration, riparian, riparian buffer, riparian planting, riparian zone, spawning sites, trees, weedmats, weeds, woolmats.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Soils and Geomorphology of Christchurch. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Black Maps, geomorphology, land use, Piezometric contours, River flood channels, sea level rise, soils, springs, surface land use, swswamps, urban development, Urban growth, Waimakariri River channels, water flow.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Surface Water and Groundwater Interception. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: channels, Christchurch City Council, drainage, drainage to groundwater, groundwater, groundwater drainage, groundwater interception, hillside interception channels, Infiltration, interception channels, roadside drainage, runoff, soil filter, subsoil drains, Surface water, surface water interception, swales.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Water - An Important Natural Resource. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Bird species, birds, canterbury Plains, cutlure, drainage, ecology, fish, historical overview, invertebrate, Ngai Tahu, plants, recreation, rivers, surface water, The black map, urbanisation, waterways, waterways history, wetlands.
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Bidwell, Vince, Bright, John, McIndoe, Ian, Morgan, Matthew, Robb, Christina. (2002) Canterbury Strategic Water Study: Stage One Report. (Lincoln Environmental, prepared for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment Canterbury and the Ministry for the Environment)
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Keywords: abstraction, abstraction limits, allocation, Evapotranspiration, groundwater, groundwater recharge, irrigated land, irrigation, irrigation, irrigation demand, land Surface Recharge, land use, lowland streams, minimum flow, regional water balance, reliabilty of supply, River flows, river recharge, selwyn River, stock demand, surface water, surface water allocation zones, water balance, water demand, water demand calculations.
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Adams, Brian, Anderson, Clive, Blackmore, David, Bright, John, Gamble, Brett, Glova, Gordon, Hulley, Gavin, Ingles, Allen, O'Connell, David, Taylor, Nick, Tipler, Cliff. (2002) Central Plains Water Enhancement Feasibility Study. (URS, prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement Committee, Selwyn District Council and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: affordability, Availability, base cost, base option, benthic, Central Plains, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Christchurch Aquifers, community, Cultural environment, dairy farm conversion, dam, Drinking water standards, earthworks, economic benefits, economic costs, effects, equity, feasibility, feasible, financial costs, fish passage, fish screening, groundwater level increases, groundwater recharge, hydraulic analysis, Irrigated land, irrigation, irrigation, land area, land use, leaching, Maori impacts, Maori values, mitigation, Ngai Tahu, Ngai Tahu values, nitrates, options, Periphyton, Rakaia River, recharge, recharge water, recreation, relocation, Reservoir, riparian vegetation, scheme options, social change, social impact, techncially feasible, waimakariri River, water balance, water charge, water demand, water price, water quality, Water scheme.
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Glova, Gordon, Kelly, Dave, Sykes, Julian, Walsh, Jeremy. (2002) Central Plains Water Enhancement: an assessment of potential environmental effects of the Waianiwaniwa Reservoir site. (NIWA, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: anoxia, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, comparison, eels, endangered, Eutrophication, fish, irrigated land, irrigation, low dissolved oxygen, mudfish, predators, rare, reservoir site, sediment, sediment load, stratification, water clarity, water quality, weed growth.
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Close, M E, Pang, Liping, Schneider, D, Stanton, G. (2002) Effect of pore-water velocity on chemical nonequilibrium transport of Cd, Zn, and Pb in alluvial gravel columns. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. Vol. 57. #3-4. Page(s) 241-258.
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Keywords: alluvial, alluvial gravel columns, Burnham, cadmium, chemcial nonequilibrium, groundwater, groundwater, heavy metal concentration, heavy metals, lead, nonequilibrium, pore water, pore water velocity, Velocity profiles, zinc.

Charter, Mandy, Dicker, Michael, Ettema, Marc, Grant, Helen, Mullen, Mark, Sanders, Russel, Scott, David, Weeber, John. (2002) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2002. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Abstraction, Allocation, aquifer recharge, climate, El Nino, goundwater levels, groundwater, groundwater recharge, irrigation, low flows, rainfall, water abstraction, water balance.
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Davies-Colley, R J, Hall, C H, Lynch, P A, Sinton, L W. (2002) Sunlight Inactivation of Fecal Indicator Bacteria and Bacteriophages from Waste Stabilization Pond Effluent in Fresh and Saline Waters. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 68. #3. Page(s) 1122-1131.
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Keywords: bacteriophages, christchurch sewerage treatment plant, e.coli, Enterococci concentrations, faecal coliform, LII river, sunlight.
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Borrie, Neal, Keller, Jeanine. (2001) Assessment of Environmental Effects for Waimakariri and Rakaia Rivers Water Takes. (URS New Zealand Ltd and Lincoln Environmental, prepared for Christchurch City Council, Selwyn District Council and Ashburton Community Water Trust Inc)
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Keywords: AEE, Amenity values, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Benthic, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, consents, cultural environment, Cultural values, economic costs, fish, flows, geomorphology, mitigation, Periphyton, Rakaia River, recreation, riparian vegetation, social values, Waimakariri River, water takes.
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Environment Canterbury. (2001) Our water in the balance: Christchurch/West Melton rivers and groundwater. Issues and Options - A discussion document contributing to the preparation of the Natural Resources Regional Plan. #ISBN 1-86937-401-0. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Christchurch-West Melton aquifer system, contamination risk, groundwater, groundwater management, intensive farming, land use intensification, management, water demand, water quality.

Blakely, T, Harding, J S. (20005) Longitudinal Patterns in Benthic Communities in an Urban Stream under Restoration. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 39. Page(s) 17-28.
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Keywords: ANZECC, avon River, benthic fauna, benthic macroinvertebrate, biological communities, hydrological characteristics, ISQG, macroinvertebrate community, okeover Stream, restoration, riparian, stream restoration, taxa, Taxonomic analysis, Trigger levels, trigger values, urban stream, waimairi Stream.
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(2000) Guidelines for the Assessment of Groundwater Abstraction Effects on Stream Flow. #ISBN: 1-86937-387-1. (Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abstraction, AEE, Assessment of Environmental Effects, cumulative effects, Darcy Equation, effective management, groundwater, groundwater demand, groundwater flow models, Hydrological Settigns, interlinked, stream depletion effect, Stream-Aquifer Interaction, surface water, Uncertainty.
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McIntosh, A R. (2000) Habitat- and size-related variations in exotic trout impacts on native galaxiid fishes in New Zealand streams. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Vol. 27. Page(s) 2140-2151.
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Keywords: Bruce Stream, cass, cass river, cave Stream, electrofishing, fish, galaxias, galaxiid, grasmere stream, kowai River, porter river, species populations, Thomas River, trout, waimakariri catchment, Waimakariri River catchment.

Facer, Suzanne. (2000) Interactions between the Streams and Groundwater in the Harts Creek and Birdlings Brook Catchments. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: birdlings Brook, clarity, detoriating water quality, fish numbers, groundwater, groundwater Levels, harts Creek, hydrogeology, irrigation recharge, lake Ellesmere, piezometric survey, rainfall, rainfall recharge, springs, stream clarity, stream depletion effect, streambed conductance, summer flows, surface water flow, water abstraction, water quality.
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Ismail, Salim. (2000) Investigation of the Suitability of Aquatic Invertebrates as Biological Indicators for Detecting the Presence of Campylobacter Spp. In Recreational Water Supplies. Plant and Microbial Sciences. Vol. Master of Science in. Page(s) 241. (Canterbury University)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, bacterial indicators, birds, Bromley oxidation ponds, Campylobacter, Campylobacter Spp., Cockles, contaminant concentrations, drinking water, drinking water supplies, estuarine water, gastroenteritis, Groynes area, Heathcote River, marine mussels, Mudflat snails, recreational water, shellfish.

Loris, Phoebe. (2000) Investigation of Wood Creek and its Relationship to Groundwater and Surface Waters in the Lake Ellesmere Catchment. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: groundwater system, groundwater-surface water interface, interrelation, lake Ellesmere, relationship, stream depletion effect, system, te Waihora, Wood Creek.
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Hughey, Ken, Kerr, Geoffrey. (2000) Managing Domestic Water Use. Water and Wastes in New Zealand. Vol. 112. Page(s) 26-27.
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Keywords: Christchurch water use, domestic water consumption, domestic water use, incentive policies, water demand, water quantity.

Selwyn District Council. (2000) Proposed District Plan: Natural Resources - 1.3: Water. Page(s) 39-46. (Selwyn District Council,)
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Keywords: contamination, Effluent, groundwater, lake margins, riparian margins, river margins, sewerage, surace waterways, water, water quality, water quality standards, water quantity.
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Christchurch City Council. (2000) Vision 2000-2040: The Styx – Waterways, Wetlands and Surface Water: Community Planning for the Future. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Brooklands Lagoon, changing land use, ecology, eels, future management, Guardians of the Styx, heritage, historical overview, Kaputone Stream, management, recreation, reserve, riparian management, Smacks Creek, styx catchment, Styx River, Styx River catchment, sustainable management, tangata whenua, trout, urbanisation, Waimakariri River, water quality, wetlands, whitebaiting.

Environment Canterbury Regional Council, Weeber, John H. (2000) Watering Christchurch: The Story of Well Drilling and Water Supply in Christchurch. #ISBN: 1-86937-370-7.
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Keywords: aquifer structure, artesians, Christchurch, geology, groundwater, historical overview, public water supply, surface water, Swamp, well drilling, well logs.

Gilson, M, Mitchell, K. (1999) Christchurch City Surface Water Quality Data 1995-97. Water Quality trends 1986-97. Page(s) 253. (Christchurch City Council Waste Management Unit Laboratory)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon River Catchment, bacteria, bacteria concentrations, Halswell Junction Road Retention Basin, Halswell River, Halswell River catchment, Heathcote River, Heathcote River Catchment, heavy metal concentrations, heavy metals, oxidation ponds, rainfall data, styx River, Styx River catchment.

Canterbury Regional Council, Jocelyn Darling Communications. (1999) Fresh Waters of Canterbury: Nga Wai o Waitaha. #ISBN: 1-86937-367-7. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: alpine rivers, alpine rivers, aquifers, aquifers, ecosystem, ecosystem, foothill rivers, foothill rivers, fresh water, fresh water, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater surface interface, groundwater surface interface, hydraulic connection, hydraulic connection, Lake Coleridge, Lake Coleridge, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Forsyth, Lake Forsyth, lakes, lakes, out of stream uses, out of stream uses, Rakaia, Rakaia, spring –fed, spring –fed, springs, springs, surface water, surface water, tangata whenua, tangata whenua, Te Waihora, Te Waihora, values, values, Waimakariri River, Waimakariri River, Wairewa, Wairewa, water allocation, water allocation, water quality, water quality, water quantity, water quantity, wetlands, wetlands.

(1999) Study of the Effects of Sea Level Rise for Christchurch. (Tonkin and Taylor Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, Brooklands Lagoon, Christchurch, climate change, coastal processes, erosion, estimates of sea level rise, groundwater, heathcote river, impacts, Inundation, planning, protection measures, river bank erosion, salinity, Sea level rise, sediment supply, sedimentation, storm effects, Waimakariri River, water levels.
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New Zealand Water and Wastes Association. (1999) Valuing Our Environment: Dollars and Sense. NZWWA 41st Annual Conference & Expo, 22 – 24 September 1999. (New Zealand Water and Wastes Association Inc)
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Keywords: aeration, birds, Christchurch waste water outfall project, Christchurch wastewater, Fish, heavy metals, ocean outfall, odour, oxidation ponds, proposed ocean outfall, proposed upgrade, recreation, sea lettuce, treatment plant, wastewater, wastewater treatment, water and wastes, water quality.

Canterbury Regional Council. (1999) Water – Our Future: Issues and Options. A Discussion Document Contributing to the preparation of the Natural Resource Regional Plan, Part C: Water. #ISBN: 1-86937-372-3. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Discussion Document, groundwater, management, Natural Resources Regional Plan, NRRP, Plan, planning, Surface water, water chapter, water quality, water quantity.

Earl, Phlippa. (1998) Pilot Study of the Springs of the Halswell -LII Catchment. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: artesian zone, Christchurch confined, Confined aquifers, discharge, geology, groundwater, Halswell, halswell LII, hydrogeological conditions, hydrogeological history, Lake Ellesmere, Lincoln, piezometric, samples, sampling, spring characteristics, spring discharge, spring morphology, springs, Tai Tapu, water chemistry.
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Crossland, Andrew. (1998) The birdlife of Christchurch’s tributary waterways. (Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avoca Valley Stream, birdlife, birdlife habitat, Christchurch steams, Christchurch waterways, Habitat, Hoon Hay Valley Stream, Horseshoe Lake, Jacksons Creek, Kaputone, Nottingham Stream, Old Lake Outlet, Papanui, Smacks Creek, Streamwharf Stream, Upper Tributaries, Wairarapa Stream.

Pattle Dalamore Partners Ltd. (1997) Enhancement of Flow in Christchurch City Waterways via Stock Water Race Discharges. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: aesthetics, Christchurch streams, cultural issue, economic costs, environmental issues, flooding, flow levels, increased flow levels, low flow mitigation, stream enhancement, tangata whenua, turbitidy, Waimakariri River, water race scheme, western Christchurch waterways.

Rodrigo, Yvette. (1996) Algae and water quality: A survey of the filamentous algae in the Heathcote River. Department of Plant and Microbial Sciences. Vol. Master of Science (E. Page(s) 202. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: algae, algae concentration, algae monitoring, algae presence, environmental change, environmental change indicator, filamentous algae, floating mats, heathcote river, spatial distribution, temporal distribution, water quality, Woolston Cut.

Gilson, M. (1996) Christchurch City Surface Water Quality Data 1994-95. (Christchurch City Waste Management Unit Laboratory, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon catchment, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, bacteria, bacteriological concentrations, biological data, chemical data, Christchurch rivers, drains, Estuary, Halswell catchment, Halswell River, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, heavy metals, metal concentrations, monitoring, oxidation ponds, raw data, Styx Catchment, Styx River, surface water, tributaries, water quality data.

Sanders, R. A.. (1996) Effects of Groundwater Abstractions on Surface Water Flows in the Lower Waimakariri River and its Tributaries. #ISBN: 1-86937-292-1. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: groundwater abstraction, groundwater takes, hydraulic connection, Jenkins method, Lower Waimakariri River, stream depletion effect, stream management, surface water flow rates, Surface water flows, surface-groundwater interface, Waimakariri Catchment, Waimakariri tributaries, water permits, well controls.

Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd. (1996) Water Allocation in the Kowai River Water Resource. (Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: abstractions effect, allocated water, available water, consents, consequences, impacts, Kowai River, low flow conditions, monitoring, Waimakariri River, water abstractions, water allocations, water levels.

Robb, J.A.. (1994) Christchurch City Surface Water Quality Data 1993-94. (Christchurch City Council Waste Management Unit Laboratory, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon catchment, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, bacteria, bacteriological concentrations, biological data, chemical data, Christchurch rivers, drains, Estuary, Halswell catchment, Halswell River, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, heavy metals, metal concentrations, monitoring, oxidation ponds, raw data, Styx Catchment, Styx River, surface water, tributaries, water quality data.

Canterbury Regional Council. (1994) Shining Waters – Issues of an Urban Catchment. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, bank erosion, discharges, ecology, estuarine environment, Heathcote River, industrial pollution, land use, landscape values, mud crabs, oxidation ponds, Planning Issues, recreation, salinity, sewerage, urban development, urbanisation, Water Quality, wetland, wildlife population, Woolston Cut.

Davies, J D G, Galloway, L, Nutt, A H C. (1994) Waihora/Lake Ellesmere: past-present-future. (Lincoln University Press and Publishing Services and Daphne Brasell Associates Ltd)
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Keywords: agricultural land use, aquatic environment, birdlife, commercial fishing, farming, fish life, flora and fauna, future management, lake ecology, Lake Ellesmere, lake history, lake lizards, land use change, Maori history, Maori interests, Maori view, plant life, resource management, Te Waihora, Wahi Tapu, Waihora.

Edwards, J C, Sevicke-Jones, G T, Taylor, K J W. (1993) Bathing Water Quality in Canterbury: Recreational Water Quality Survey Results for 1992/93. #ISBN: 1-86937-221-2. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Akaroa, Akaroa Harbour, Akaroa Harbour beaches, Avon River, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Bacteria, Camp Bay, Cass Bay, Church Bay, Contact Recreation, Corsair Bay, Diamond Harbour, faecal coliform, French Farm, Heathcote River, indicator bacteria, Lyttelton Harbour, Lyttelton Harbour beaches, Pegasus Bay, Purau Bay, Recreation, Robinsons Bay, Selwyn River, Swimming, Tikao Bay, Wainui, Water Quality, Water Quality Standards for Contact Recreation.

Robb, J. A. (1993) Christchurch City Surface Water Quality Data: 1992-93. (Christchurch City Council Drainage and Waste Management Unit Laboratory, prepared for the Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon river, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, bacteriological, cadmium, cashmere stream, chemical, chloride, chromium, city outfall drain, copper, dissolved oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, Dudley Creek, E Coli, faecal coliforms, halswell river, haytons drain, Heathcote river, heavy metal concentration, heavy metals, Horseshoe Lake, kaputone stream, knights steram, lead, metal concentrations, moncks bay, nickel, nitrate, Nottingham stream, oxidation ponds, ph, smacks creek, styx river, Suspended solids, Waiarapa Stream, Waimairi Stream, zinc.

Cullen, Ross, Ferguson, Tess, Kerr, G. N, Sheppard, Ron. (1993) Contingent Valuation of Improved Water Quality in the Lower Waimakariri River. #ISSN 1170-7682. (Agribusiness and Economics Unit, Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Benefits, contingent valuation method, cost benefit analysis, cost estimates, dollar value, economic benefit, fishing, picknicking, recreation, recreational values, safe water, surveys, Waimakariri, waimakariri River, walking, water quality.
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Griffin, J. M, Thomson, S. D. (1992) Distribution of the Tidal Mudflat Snail Amphibola Crenata in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Christchurch, New Zealand. (Christchurch Drainage Laboratory, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Amphibola Crenata, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, biological, biological data, discharge, mudflat snail, pollution, raw data, sampling, sewerage treatment, tidal mudflat snail, water quality.

McCombs, Kate, Partridge, Trevor. (1992) Vegetation of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Christchurch. (prepared for the Parks Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: avon river, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, bexley, calders green, estuary, heathcote river, Ihutai, marsh, oxidation pond, penguin st, rat island, sandy point, sea rush, sea rush salt marsh, south brighton, vegetation characteristics, vegetation distribution, vegetation survey, wetland.

Roper-Lindsay, Judith. (1991) Environmental Manual: Rivers Engineering Works in Canterbury Region. #ISBN: 1-86937-138-0. (Boffa Miskell Partners, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, BAnks Peninsula Streams, canterbury rivers, catchment map, cultural sites, ecological times, Ellesmere area streams, Ellesmere system, habitats, halswell River, Hawkins, Heathcote River, Hororata River, Irwell, kaituna river, long bay stream, maps, okuti river, Rakaia River, Selwyn River, significant sites, species, Styx River, Waianiwaniwa River, waterway threats.

Broady, P. A, Ingerfeld, M. (1991) Placoma regulare sp. nov. (Entophysalidaceae, Cyanobacteria) from New Zealand streams. Phycologia. Vol. 30. #6. Page(s) 547-555.
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Keywords: Banks Peninsula, cyanobacteria, ecology, entophysalidaceae, hinewai reserve, Narbey Stream, Placoma regulare, raw data, sampling, streams.

Close, M E. (1990) Baseflow water chemistry in New Zealand Rivers 1. Characterisation. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 24. #3. Page(s) 319-341.
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Keywords: base flow, calcium, chemical analysis, dissolved reactive phosphorous, flow rate, median conditions, median flow, new Zealand rivers, potassium, raw data, rivers, Selwyn River, sodium, surface water, temperature, turbidity, Waimakariri river, water chemistry, water quality.

Robb, J. A. (1989) A Biological Evaluation of McCormacks Bay. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: algae, algae distribution, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, benthic invertebrates, Canterbury Drainage Board, invertebrates, management plan, McCormacks Bay, raw data, sampling, sediment, sediment characteristics, sediment size, sediment texture.

Hayes, L, McDermott, C, Paterson, M. S, Robb, J. A, Swain, T. (1989) A Biological Survey of the Styx River Catchment. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Aquatic macrophytes, biological Survey, Christchurch Drainage Board Report, freshwater invertebrates, kaputone Stream, Sampling, Smacks Creek, Styx River, Styx River Catchment, surface water quality, water quality.

Flain, M, Glova, G, Lucas, F. (1989) Lake Ellesmere Water Management Plan: Age and Size of the Selwyn River Brown Trout Spawning Runs, 1912-1987. (Maffish, Freshwater Fisheries Centre, prepared for Science and Research Conservation Sciences Centre, Department of Conservation)
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Keywords: brown trout, fish, fish characteristics, fish stock, patterns, Selwyn River, spawning runs, surface water, trends, trout age, trout size.

Biggs, Barry J, Close, M E. (1989) Periphyton biomass dynamics in gravel bed rivers: the relative effects of flows and nutrients. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 22. Page(s) 209-231.
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Keywords: alpine rivers, Ashley, Avon River, biomass, chlorophyll A concentration, dissolved reactive phosphorus, drp, flows, foothill river, nitrogen, nutrient, Periphyton, periphyton Biomass, periphyton chlorophyll river flow, Rakaia, regulation, Selwyn River, spring fed river, WAimakariri River.
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Asplin, Susan J.. (1989) Urban Wetlands. Vol. Diploma in Landscape. Page(s) 115. (Lincoln College)
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Keywords: sustainability, Travis Swamp, Travis Wetland, Urban waterway health, urban waterways, urban wetlands, wetland characteristics, wetlands.
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Noonan, M. J, Robb, J. A. (1988) Confirmed and Faecal Coliform Bacteria in Cockles (Chione Stutchburyi) in Estuaries near Christchurch, New Zealand. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, biological parameters, Brooklands Lagoon, Chione Stutchburyi, cockle beds, cockles, estuary, faecal coliform, faecal coliform bacteria, faecal coliform concentrations, microbiological, monitoring, surface water quality, trends, water quality.

Barker, Rachel, Couling, Ken, Cutler, Alan, O’Brien, Leanne, Rance, Chris, Watson, Allan, Weston, Jeff. (1988) Restoring the Waterways within the University of Canterbury: A Partnership Plan – Analysis and Preliminary Proposals. (The Waterway and Wetlands Team, Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, ecological values, ecology, Ilam River, in-stream values, management, Okeover Stream, restoration, riparian vegetation, self-maintaining, stream bank, stream bed, stream flows, sustainability, University of Canterbury, Water quality, water quantity.

Smart, G M, Williman, E B. (1987) Catalogue of New Zealand Rivers with Control Works. (Hydrology Centre, Ministry of Works and Development)
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Keywords: control works, erosion, flood mitigation, flooding, modification, river characteristics, rivers, Selwyn river, Waimakariri River.

(1987) Managing Our Soil and Water Resources: Proceedings of the New Zealand Association of Soil Conservators Annual Conference. New Zealand Association of Soil Conservators Conference. (New Zealand Association of Soil Conservators)
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Keywords: confererence, groundwater abstraction, hydrological modelling, hydrology, integrated management, land use, modelling, north canterbury, water resources.

Musgrove, R. J, Robb, J. A. (1986) A Biological Survey within the Lower Reaches of the Heathcote River. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: benthic fauna, benthic invertebrates, benthic macrophytes, biological survey, Christchurch Drainage Board, flood relief, flora, flora invertebrates, future monitoring, Heathcote River, invertebrate fauna, lower Heathcote River, salinity, sampling, taxa, Woolston Cut.

Carroll, K. D, Robb, J. A. (1986) A Botanical Survey of Rivers in the Metropolitan Christchurch Area and Outlying Districts: The Avon, Heathcote and Styx Rivers and their tributaries. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: aquatic macrophytes, Avon catchment, Avon River, Christchurch Drainage Board, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, Horseshoe lake, species characteristics, species distribution, Styx catchment, Styx River, taxa, taxanomic, weed beds.

Fergusson, Jack E, Purchase, Nigel G. (1986) The Distribution and Geochemistry of Lead in River Sediments, Christchurch, New Zealand. Environmental Pollution (Series B). Vol. 12. Page(s) 203-216.
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Keywords: Avon River, contamination, heathcote river, lead, lead concentrations, river flow, sediment profile.
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Carson, M A. (1986) Transport of Gravel in Alluvial channels: A review with special reference to the Canterbury Plains, New Zealand. #ISBN: 0-908764-04-9. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: Braided River, Canterbury rivers, formulas, gravel loads, gravel movement, meandering river, modelling, sediment transport, thresholds, transportation.

Carter, M. C, Cowie, B, Dimbleby, B. R, Glennie, J. M, Griffiths, G. A, Lineham, I. W, Lovis, P.M, Mason, C. R, Milne, P.J, Mosley, M. P, Talbot, J. D, Walker, S. W, Weeber, J. W. (1986) Waimakariri River and Catchment Resource Survey – Volumes 1 to 3. #ISBN: 0-908764-00-6. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: aquatic invertebrate, brooklands lagoon, catchment characteristics, catchment location, fish, fish species, flood protection, flooding, groundwater, hydrology, land use, legislation, North Canterbury Catchment Board, physical description, recreation, Resource Survey, soil, surface water, tributaries, vegetation, Waimakariri Catchment, waimakariri catchment, Waimakariri River, water availability, water quality, wetlands, wildlife.

Dimbleby, B. R., McIntyre, S. J, Norton, A. C. (1985) Ellesmere Reserves: Resource Assessment and Management Plan. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: Ahuriri Lagoon, Ahuriri Reserves, climate, culture, Ellesmere, Ellesmere Area, Ellesmere County, Ellesmere Reserves, farming, future management, Halswell Reserves, Halswell River, Kaitorete Spit, Lake Ellesmere, land use, landscape, legislation, management, North Canterbury Catchment Board, policies, Regional Water Board, Soil, Te Waihora, topography, vegetation, wildlife.

Miskell, D.J.. (1985) Heathcote River Environmental Impact assessment. (Boffa Miskell & Partners Landscape Architects, prepared for Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: EIA, Environmental impact assessment, flood problem, flood protection, flooding, heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, landscape assessment, salinity, sensitive sites, water quality, Woolston Cut.

North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board. (1985) Our Water Resources. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: catchment characteristics, Christchurch water, Future management, groundwater, management, North Canterbury, surface water, values, water, water allocation, water availability, water demand, water quality.

Ross, D M Le Page, D K. (1984) Canterbury Irrigation Review. #ISBN: 0-477-03013-0. (Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries)
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Keywords: agriculture, Central Plains Surface Water Irrigation Proposal, Central Plains water, development, groundwater, irrigated land, irrigation, irrigation schemes, land use, Surface water.

Dimbleby, B. R., McCallum, L. R., Norton, A. C.. (1984) Rakaia Reserves: Resource Assessment and Draft Management Plan. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: aesthetics, area, braided river, braided riverbed, climate, Ellesmere County, farming, Forestry, Future management, historical overview, location, management framework, Management objectives, Management plan, North Canterbury Catchment Board Report, North Rakaia River Board, policies, policy, Rakaia, Rakaia catchment, Rakaia River, Rakaia transport barrier, recreation, sheep runs, Soils, topography, vegetation, Wildlife.

Ayrey, R. B, Curtis, J, Glennie, J. M, Lineham, I. W, Lord, P. I, Mason, C. R, Shadbolt, N, Talbot, J. D, Thompson, D. A, Weeber, J. H. (1983) Interim Report of the Groundwater Resource of the Central Plains. (Resource Investigations Division of the North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: abstractions, agriculture, aquifers, artificial recharge, Central Canterbury Plains, Central Plains Aquifer System, Christchurch groundwater, climate, drinking water, economic benefits, Future management, geography, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater quality, groundwater quantity, Groundwater recharge, groundwater resource, historical overview, hydrological system, hydrology, intensive farming, irrigation, land use change, long term impacts, North Canterbury Catchment Board, rainfall, Rakaia River, recharge, river seepage, Selwyn River, soils, topography, vegetation, Waimakariri River, Water conflict, water level, water quantity.

Bowden, M. J, Kirk, R.M, Talbot, J. D. (1983) The Rakaia River and Catchment – A Resource Survey (Volume 2). (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: catchment runoff, groundwater, groundwater recharge, Lake Coleridge, Rakaia, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia River, Rakaia River, Rakaia River mouth, resource survey, river flow, river mouth surface groundwater interface, runoff characteristics, surface water abstraction, surface – groundwater relationship, water resources.

Walker, E. A. (1983) Water – New Zealand Impressions. (Whitcoulls Publishers)
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Keywords: Avon River, Lake Coleridge, Rakaia River, Surface Water.

Brown Copland and Co. Ltd, Poynter, R H, Reid, R E. (1982) The Waimakariri River Improvement Scheme: 1982 Review. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: aggradation, assessment, birds, economic evaluation, environmental effects, fish, flood damage, flood protection, historical overview, maintenance, recreation, scheme performance, stopbanks, vegetation, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, WAimakariri River Improvement Scheme.

Adams, Julia S. (1982) The Waimakariri riverbed changes in vegetation 1850 - 1982. Vol. Diploma of Landscape. Page(s) 98. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: flood mitigation, forestry, hydrology, land tenure, recreation, river control, riverbed, Riverbed vegetation, topography, trends, vegetation, waimakariri, waimakariri River.
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Ayrey, M. R. B, Baxer, K., Bensberg, M, Damen, A. M, Gilson, M, Kelly, W. B, Robb, J. A, Turner, B, Walsh, M. H, White, G. F. (1981) A Bacteriological Survey of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Christchurch, New Zealand. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Avon-heathcote estuary, bacteria data, Bacteriological survey, Bromley sewerage plant, chemical data, discharges, estuarine water quality, estuary, faecal coliform, faecal coliform concentrations, monitoring, oxidation pons, recreation, sampling, surface water, Surface water quality, trends, wastewater discharge, wastewater disposal, wastewater treatment plant, water quality.

Bennet, J, Catton, S. L, Claman, S. P, Climo, C, De’ath, C. P, Gilson, M, Kearns, N. B. F, Kelly, B, Robb, J. A, Sibly, K J. (1981) A Biological Survey of Rivers in the Metropolitan Christchurch Area and Outlying Districts: The Halswell River Catchment. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: biological data, biological survey, channel width, freshwater invertebrates, halswell, Halswell River, Halswell River catchment, invertebrate fauna, invertebrates, Knights Creek, macrophytes, Nottingham Creek, Old Course, raw data, sediment characteristics, water chemistry.

Robb, J. A. (1980) A Biological Survey of Rivers in the Metropolitan Christchurch Area and Outlying Districts: The Avon, Heathcote and Styx Rivers and their tributaries. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: aquatic macrophytes, Avon catchment, Avon River, biological data, biological survey, city outfall drain, Heathcote Catchment, Heathcote River, horseshoe lake, invertebrate fauna, invertebrate taxa, macrophytes, raw data, sampling, sediment characteristics, Styx catchment, Styx River, surface water, taxa, water chemistry, water quality.

North Canterbury Catchment Board, Regional Water Board. (1980) Lake Ellesmere Symposium 20 November 1980: Unpublished verbatim transcript of proceedings.
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Keywords: Agricultural development, agricultural use, commercial fisheries, fishing, flood mitigation, flood protection, habitat, historical overview, lake Ellesmere, lake level control, lake levels, lake openings, lake sediements, recreational fishing, recreational use, sediments, shooting, water biology, water chemistry, water quality, wildlife, wildlife habitat.

Gilson, M, Matthews, D, Ricketts, O, Rid, D S, Robb, James A, Sibly, K J, Wright, C F. (1978) Environmental Assessment of the Woolston Cut and Associated Stopbanking on the Heathcote River. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: assessment of Environmental Effects, bacteria, Chemical concentrations, Christchurch Drainage Board, environmental effects, existing environment, fauna, flood flows, flooding, flora, Heathcote River, history, modification, residential flooding, salinity, stopbanks, water levels, woolston cut.

Yusoff, E. (1977) Reclamation assessment of Lake Ellesmere shorelands. Vol. Master of Agricultur. Page(s) 122. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: inflow, inundation, lake Ellesmere, lake level control, land reclamation, productivity, salinity, stock banks, Te Waihora.
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Southern Energy Group. (1976) Hydro Energy and Irrigation - Rakaia River Concept Study: Summary. (Southern Energy Group, prepared for the New Zealand Energy Research and Development Committee)
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Keywords: catchment, catchment characteristics, Electricity generation, irrigation, irrigation races, lake Coleridge, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia River, recreation, storage, water control, water races, water storage.

Robb, James A. (1975) An ecological study of the Bromley oxidation ponds and surrounding environs. Vol. Doctor of Philosophy. Page(s) 289. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Bromley sewerage station, heathcote river, nutrients, oxidation ponds, oxidation ponds nutrients, patterns, ph, sewerage treatment plant.
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Mandel, S. (1974) The Groundwater Resources of the Canterbury Plains. (New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute, Lincoln College, Canterbury, New Zealand)
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Keywords: Canterbury plains, Canterbury Plains groundwater, climate, exploitation, flow, future demand, future water use, geography, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater exploitation, groundwater flow, groundwater system, infiltration, irrigation, irrigation limits, limits, permeability, recharge, river flow, surface water, system characteristics.
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Close, M E. (1973) Fish Populations of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. 2: Breeding and Gonad Maturity. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 7. #1. Page(s) 45-66.
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, fish, fish populations, flounder, Ihutai, kahawai, mullet, nursery.

Kilner, A R, Knox, G. A. (1973) The Ecology of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. (The Estuarine Research Unit, University of Canterbury, prepared for the Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: aesthetics, Algae, algae growth, algal blooms, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, benthic microfauna, biota, dredging, effluent discharge, effluent dispersal, estuary, eutrophication, fauna, flood control, flood mitigation, flora, future management, Heathcote river, history, Nutrient, organic content, Pollution, Public Access, recreational use, salinity, sediment distribution, sediments, tidal movements, tide.

Webb, B F. (1972) Fish Populations of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. 1: General Ecology, Distribution and Length-Frequency. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 6. #4. Page(s) 570-601.
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, feeding area, fish, fish populations, fish species, habitat, Ihutai.

Stephen, G D. (1972) The Water Resources of the Rakaia Catchment. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: abstractions, catchment characteristics, continuous flow data, daily mean discharges, discharges, flow data, flow data, future abstractions, future water use, geology, groundwater, irrigation, Lake Coleridge, Lake Heron, North Canterbury Catchment Board, rainfall, rainfall levels, rainfall quantities, Rakaia, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia Gorge, Regional Water Board, run-off, surface water, water quality, water quantity, water use.

Dalmer, Erle. B. (1971) The Waimakariri River as a Water Resource: A report presented to the North Canterbury Catchment Board on 2 October, 1970. (The North Canterbury Catchment Board)
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Keywords: Abstraction, discharge quantities, discharges, fish, flow data, industrial waste, infiltration, irrigation, low flows, North Canterbury Catchment board, Pollution, Precipitation, rainfall levels, recreation, river characteristics, river classification, river use, surface water, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, water rights, water takes, wildlife.

Cameron, J. (1970) Biological Aspects of Pollution in the Heathcote River, Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 4. #4. Page(s) 431-444.
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Keywords: bacteria, bacterial analysis, biological indicators, chemical, chemical analysis, Heathcote River, pollution, water quality.

Wallingford. (1970) Hydraulics Research Station: Christchurch, New Zealand: Model Studies of Flood Alleviation - Part 1. (The Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: barriers, Currents, drainage, dredging, flood barriers, flood mitigation, flooding, Heathcote River, modelling, reclamation, river flooding, river flows, salinities, tidal flooding, tides, wave records.

Ross, J. A. (1954) The Physiography of the Selwyn River Catchment. Vol. Master of Arts and H. Page(s) 41. (Canterbury University College)
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Keywords: catchment characteristics, geology, glaciation, homogenous, landscape change, Landscape evolution, moraine, physiographic history, propositions, river course, river path, Selwyn catchment, Selwyn River, Selwyn River catchment, shingle fans, stream erosion.

Bruce, A. (1953) Report on a Biological and Chemical Investigation of the Waters in the Estuary of the Avon and Heathcote Rivers. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: annotated maps, Avon, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, bacteriological survey, biological, biological data, birds, chemical data, Christchurch Drainage Board, contaminant concentrations, contaminants, estuary, gastropoda, gastropods, heathcote, Heathcote River, maps, pollution, raw data, salinity, water quality, water quality indicators.

Harris, H. W. (1947) Report on Lake Ellesmere. (North Canterbury Catchment Board Report)
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Keywords: chronology, dollar cost, drainage, economic cost, future management, historical overview, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Forsyth, lake history, lake openings, mechanical openings, North Canterbury Catchment Board, salinity, Te Waihora.

Blackwell, L. B. (1879) Christchurch Water Supply: A report on the feasibility of supplying Christchurch with water from the River Waimakariri through the media of cylinders as proposed by Mr. W. White. (City Council)
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Keywords: benefits, Christchurch water supply, cylinders, feasibility, historical data, historical overview, transportation, Waimakariri River, water demand, water supply, water use.

Christchurch Area Showing Waterways Swamps & Vegetation cover in 1856, compiled from 'Black Maps' approved by J Thomas & Thomas Cass Chief Surveyors 1856. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Black Maps, Christchurch, marsh, marshland, swamp, vegetation.
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Datry, T, Fenwick, Graham, Kelly, Dave, Larned, S T, Scarsbrook, Mike. The Perennial, Intermittent, and Ephemeral: Selwyn River, New Zealand. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research)
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Keywords: baseline, baseline data, cross-section, ephemeral channel, ephemeral river, flow monitoring, flow path, groundwater level, Intermittent flow, monitoring, Perennial-losing, piezometers, sampling, Selwyn River, trends, well monitoring.
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