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Environment Canterbury Regional Council. (2012) Canterbury Water Management Strategy Targets: Draft Progress Report. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council,)
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Keywords: allocation regimes, Canterbury water management strategy, collaborative management, cyanobacteria, drinking water, environmental flows, flow allocation, health risk, nutrient load limits, progress, recreation, sustainable management, Water availability, water characteristics, water flow, water quality, water quality.

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.

McFadden, Grant, Pearce, Andy, Whitehouse, Ian. (2011) Canterbury Strategic Water Study (CSWS) Stage 3: Multi-stakeholder evaluation of water storage options. (Canterbury Mayoral Forum)
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Keywords: Canterbury Strategic Water Study, Canterbury Water Management Strategy, CWMS, flow variability, irrigation demand, land use intensification, minimum flow, multi-stakeholder group, public consultation, storage options, water storage.
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Goodwin, M. (2011) Canterbury Water: Regional Context - Irrigated Land Area. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Canterbury water, canterbury Water Management Strategy, climate Change, economic benefit, Irrigated area assessment, irrigated land area, irrigation, irrigation potential.
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Goodwin, M. (2011) Canterbury Water: Regional Context - Water Use Efficiency. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch city water use, efficiency, Efficient water use, storage, water demand irrigation, water metering, water quantity, water use, water use efficiency.
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Williams, Howard. (2011) Modelling of stream discharge and groundwater levels in the Te Waihora /Lake Ellesmere catchment. (Elemental Geoconsulting Limited)
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Keywords: Adaptive management, allocation levels, aquifer recharge, consent, consented allocation, Eigen Model, environmental indicators, Groundwater levels, land surface Activities, Land Use, management issues, MAR (managed aquifer recharge), Recharge, stream discharges, water balance.
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Horn, Chrys, Lynch, Pip. (2011) Wai/Water - 2011/2012. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Canterbury Water management Strategy, conflicting interests, conflicting views, drinking water, irrigation, legislation, Ngai Tahu, Plans and policy, resource management, Te Runanga O Ngai Tahu, water body types, water management, zone committees.

Hicks, Murray, Horrell, Graeme, McKerchar, Alistair, Örn Hreinsson, Einar, Renwick, James, Verburg, Piet. (2010) Climate change impacts on Lake Ellesmere (Te Waihora). #NIWA Project: ENC103. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: climate Change, El Nino, evaporation, freshwater inflows, future scenario, groundwater inflows, hydrological cycle, interdecadal Pacific Oscillation, irrigation, Lake Ellesmere, lake levels, Rainfall, Rainfall, sea levels, Te Waihora, Temperature, Tributory inflows.
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Sinclair Knight Merz. (2010) Managed Aquifer Recharge Feasibility Study. #Sinclair Knight Merz. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquifer recharge, canterbury plains, central Canterbury Plains, central plains water, christchurch West Melton, christchurch West Melton groundwater system, groundwater level, groundwater quantity, groundwater recharge, hydrogeological conditions, incharge, managed aquifer recharge, recharge, recharge, recharge wells, water availability, water demand, west melton.
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Bright, John, Close, M E, Hector, R, Noonan, M J. (2010) Microbial Transport from Dairying under Two Spray-Irrigation Systems in Canterbury, New Zealand. Journal of Environmental Quality. Vol. 39. #3. Page(s) 824-833.
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Keywords: bacteria, campylobacter, centre pivot irrigation, Dairy farm, E coli, E. coli, faecal coliform, farming, fecal coliform, groundwater, irrigation, irrigation system, lincoln, Lincoln University Dairy Farm, microbes, microbial quality, pathogens, rainfall, Te Pirita, transportation, travelling irrigator, Vadose Zone.

Lomax, Adrienne, Memon, Ali, Painter, Brett D. M.. (2010) The Canterbury Water Management Strategy as a collaborative planning initiative: a preliminary assessment. (Lincoln Ventures Ltd.)
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Keywords: Canterbury Water Management Strategy, CWMS, evaluation, institutional arrangements, irrigation, longitudinal, water, water management.
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Blake-Manson, Hugh, Carran, Paul. (2009) 5Waters Activity Management Plan - Part II: Community of Interest Plans. (Opus International Consultants Limited, prepared for Selwyn District Council: Eastern Selwyn Community)
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Keywords: Asset management plan, climate change, drainage, drinking water, Drinking water standards, Eastern Selwyn, fire fighting, health, irrigation, issues, land use patterns, population growth, reticulation network, risk management, silt ponds, soakholes, storage, stormwater, sustainability, treatment of water, wastewater, wastewater treatment, water gradings, water quality, water races, water supplies, water supply.
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White, Paul. (2009) Review of the decision on applications to take groundwater in the Rakaia-Selwyn area. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-92. (Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquifer, Christchurch formation, formation, geological structure, geology, gravel, groundwater, groundwater allocation zone, groundwater discharge, groundwater flow, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, irrigation water, rainfall recharge, Rakaia groundwater, Rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Zone, riccarton gravel, river recharge, Selwyn Groundwater, spring-fed streams, Springston formation, stream depletion, water balances.

Bidwell, Vince, Howard, Williams, Scott, David. (2008) Adaptive management of groundwater in the Rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Allocation Zone: technical and implementation issues. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-64. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Adaptive management, cumulative effects, groundwater, groundwater management, irrigation demand, management, rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Allocation Zone, recharge-based management.
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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 3 Groundwater. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Abstraction, climate, contamination, ecological effects, ecological values, groundwater, groundwater Levels, irrigation, land use change, low flows, nitrates, recharge, sustainability.
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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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Fenwick, Graham, Scarsbrook, Mike. (2008) Natural purification of groundwater. Water & Atmosphere. Vol. 16. #4. Page(s) 12-13.
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Keywords: aquifer, Christchurch City, drinking water, ecosystem service, groundwater, irrigation, NIWA, pollution, sustainability, treated wastewater, water quality, water supply.
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(2008) Selwyn District Council Five Waters Strategy [Draft for Consultation] - The Future for: Community Water Supplies, Wastewater, Waterraces, Land Drainage and Stormwater. (Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: assets, climate change, community scheme, drinking water standards, future management, initiatives, irrigation, land drainage, long term plans, management, planning, private scheme, stormwater, strategy, wastewater, water races, water supply.
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Selwyn District Council. (2008) Selwyn District Council Water Race Bylaw 2008. (Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: irrigation, permitted use, water races, water take.
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Bind, Jochen, Duncan, Maurice. (2008) Waimakariri River bed sediment movement for ecological resetting. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abstraction, abstraction allocation, allocation, bed material, benthic, benthic ecology, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, channel morphology, ecological resetting, ecology, erosion, flood flows, flow modelling, flushing flow, flushing flow requirements, hydrograph, invertebrates, minimum flow, Waimakariri River.
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Logan, Robert. (2008) Waimakariri: An Illustrated History. (Phillips and King Publishers)
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Keywords: Christchurch floods, coast to coast, flooding, recreation, settlement, stopbanks, Waimakariri, Waimakariri Catchment, Waimakariri River, water race.

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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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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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) Nitrate Contamination Assessment. #42156547. (URS New Zealand Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Ltd)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central plains groundwater, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Concentration, future, groundwater, irrigation, land use, leaching, lowland streams, nitrate, nitrate concentrations.
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O'Neill, Eoghan, Purton, Kate, Southen, Paula. (2007) South-West Christchurch Area Plan: Phase 1 Report: Water Supply and Wastewater Disposal. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Infrastructure, infrastructure plans, infrastructure requirements, irrigation, natural Resources Regional Plan, proposed NRRp, South-West Christchurch Area Plan, Wastewater, water supply.
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(2007) Waimakariri River Flow, Habitat Availability and Angling Suitability: Two-Dimensional Modelling Results. (Golder Kingett Mitchell, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: 2D modelling, algae, Bird habitat, birds, Central Plains Irrigation, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, habitat, habitat availability, Instream habitat, Invertebrate, modelling, native fish, river flow and habitat relationship, river flows, salmon, salmonids, Waimakariri, waimakariri River.

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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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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Gardner, Matthew, Lewthwaite, Walter, Marbin, Mark, Murray, Daniel, Ohlbock, Klaus, Tipler, Cliff. (2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Assessment of Environmental Effects for Resource Consent Applications to Canterbury Regional Council. (URS, prepared for Central Plains Water Trust)
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Keywords: AEE, Agricultural development, Agricultural land use, assessment of Environmental Effects, biota, canal, Central Plains, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Central Plains Water Trust, construction, discharge points, distribution channels, dust, Environment Description, Evapotranspiration, fish screens, groundwater, groundwater level, groundwater quantity, headrace, hydrology, instream values, Irrigation, lake Ellesmere, maori, mitigation, noise, phosphorus, Pumping stations, Rainfall, Rakaia, Rakaia River takes, Reservoir, sediment removal, Te Waihora, traffic, Waianiwaniwa Dam, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River takes, Water distribution network, water diversion, Water enhancement, water quality.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Effects of Construction, Damming, Diversion and Water Use on Terrestrial Ecology. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: AEE, animal communities, Assessment of Environmental Effects, biology, Bywash, bywash discharges, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, construction, ecology, Fauna, flora, invertebrate communities, Invertebrates, Irrigation, Lake Ellesmere, plant communities, plants, te Waihora, terrrestrial plant, vegetation, waianiwaniwa River Valley.
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Institute of Environmental Science and Research. (2006) Report on Environmental Effects of Central Plains Water Irrigation Scheme: Contaminant Loading and Reduction Estimates. (Institute of Environmental Science and Research, prepared for Aqualinc Research Limited)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, contaminant loading, contaminant source, denitrification.
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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.

Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R. (2006) The occurrence of Canterbury Mudfish in Selwyn Plantation Board Ltd estate in the Waianiwaniwa Valley. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Bush Gully stream, canterbury galaxias, Canterbury mudfish, Central Canterbury Plains, Central Plains Irrigation, distribution, fish, fish populations, fish species, flooding, irrigation, irrigation scheme, mudfish, population, species distribution, species size, threatened species, Upland bullies, waianiwaniwa catchment, waianiwaniwa River Valley, waianiwaniwa Valley.

Murray, Daniel. (2005) Assessment of Environmental Effects for the Waimakariri River Water Take near Kowai River Confluence. (URS New Zealand Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Trust)
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Keywords: AEE, alternative water sources, amenity values, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Bird habitat, birdlife, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, consents, Consultation, Cultural environment, Cultural environment, cultural values, economic benefits, economic costs, fish, flows, irrigation, landscape valuee, mitigation, Periphyton, social values, waimakariri River, Waimakariri River Regional Plan.
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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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Braithwaite, R R, Close, M E, Hall, C H, Noonan, M J, Pang, Liping, Sinton, L W. (2005) Tracing the Movement of Irrigated Effluent into an Alluvial Gravel Aquifer. Water, Air and Soil Pollution. Vol. 166. #1-4. Page(s) 287-301.
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Keywords: alluvial aquifer, alluvial gravel aquifer, bacteria, border dyke irrigaiton, chloride, contamination, effluent movement, faecal indicator, gravel aquifer, groundwater, groundwater quality, irrigated effluent, microbial tracers, Templeton, Tracer experiment, Vadose Zone.

Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Sanders, Russel, Scott, D M. (2004) Groundwater Allocation Limits: Guidelines for the Canterbury Region. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: allocation limits, average annual rainfall, Groundwater allocation, groundwater allocation zones, intermittent streams recharge, irrigation recharge, land-surface recharge, NRRP, sustainable yield.
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Scott, David. (2004) Groundwater Allocation Limits: land-based recharge estimates. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 1st Order Approach, 2nd Order Approach, Allocation Zones, Climate, Evapotranspiration, First Order Approach, groundwater, Irrigation, Land Surface Recharge, Meteorological, Rainfall, Recharge Estimation, Second Order Approach, Soil Moisture, Soil Moisture Budget Model.
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Lough, Hilary. (2004) The Evaluation of Hydrogeological Parameters for Stream Depletion Assessments. Department of Civil Engineering. Vol. Master of Engineerin. Page(s) 281. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Doyleston Drain, drawdown, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater drawdown, modelling, Pumping, selwyn District, stream depletion effect, stream depletion impacts.

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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Ingles, Allen. (2003) Central Plains Water Enhancement: Future Use of Selwyn and Ellesmere Water Races. (URS Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, channel design, drainage, Ellesmere system, irrigation, irrigation scheme, Selwyn system, Stormwater, water races.
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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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Duncan, Maurice, Kelly, Greg, Sagar, Paul, Wild, Michelle. (2003) Habitat use of Waimakariri River by Black-fronted Terns. (NIWA, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: Black-fronted terns, Central Plains Irrigation, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Irrigation, Waimakariri River.
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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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Hayward, S A, Meredith, A S. (2002) An overview of the water quality of the rivers and streams of the Canterbury region. #ISBN 1-86937-473-8. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia, ammonia toxicity, clarity, Concentration, degradation, eutrophication, faecal contamination, groundwater runoff, hill-fed rivers, irrigation runoff, Land surface Activities, land use, microbial contamination, microbial quality, mountain fed rivers, nitrogen, nutrients, phosphorus, riparian buffer strips, sedimentation, toxic contaminants, water quality.
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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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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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Adams, Brian, Glova, Gordon, Kelly, Dave, McMorran, Tim, Sykes, Julian, Tipler, Cliff, Walsh, Jeremy. (2002) Waianiwaniwa Reservoir Feasibility. (URS New Zealand Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement)
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Keywords: anoxia, construction, costs, cultural sites, dust, economic costs, environmental effects, environmental values, Eutrophication, financial costs, fish, flooding, heritage, irrigation, land ownership, noise, recreation, reservoir, risks, Roading, sedimentation, stratification, suspended sediment, Waianiwaniwa Dam, waianiwaniwa Valley, water clarity, water levels, water quality, water quality, weed growth.
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Anderson, Clive, Bright, John, McMorran, Tim. (2001) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme Concept for Consultation. (URS Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, channel, community irrigation, enhancement flows, irrigation, Lake Coleridge, Options, pumping capacity, Rakaia River, Reliabilty of supply, storage, storage site, supply reliability, Waianiwaniwa Valley, waimakariri River, Wairiri Valley, water demand, water storage.
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Duncan, Maurice, Glova, Gordon, Henderson, Roddy, Kelly, Dave, Walsh, Jeremy. (2001) Central Plains Water Enhancement: an assessment of potential environmental effects. (NIWA, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: Assessment of Environmental Effects, benthic Invertebrates, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, dissolved Oxygen, fish, fish passage, gravity flow, habitat, habitat effect, irrigation, Lake Coleridge turbidity, mudfish, Periphyton, Rakaia, Rakaia River, sedimentation, thermal stratification, trout, waimakariri, waimakariri River, Wairiri Valley, water flows, water quality, weed growth.
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Agriculture New Zealand, Baines, Taylor, Butcher Partners Ltd, Harris Consulting Resource Economists. (2000) Central Plains Water Enhancement: Economic and Social Impact of Proposed Irrigation Schemes. (prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement Committee)
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Keywords: central plains, central plains water, central plains water enhancement scheme, costs, economic benefit, economic impact, employment, estimations, financial benefit, financial costs, irrigation, irrigation, irrigator, land use scenarios, modelling, profitability, social impact.

Bright, John, Hulley, Gavin, Robb, Christina. (2000) Central Plains Water Enhancement: Scoping Study. (URS, prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement Committee, Selwyn District Council and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement, community schemes, cultural criteria, economic benefits, Economic issues, economically viable, environmental issues, environmental issues, environmental values, irrigation, reliability of supply, Scoping benefits, Social issues, technical options, technological, water availability, water demand.

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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Sanders, Russel. (2000) Irrigation Water Use Survey: Report on the 1999/2000 Irrigation Season. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Canterbury plains, evaporation, irrigated farming, irrigation, La Nina, land use change, precipitation, rainfall, rainfall graphs, soil moisture balance, soil moisture balance, water balance.

Evans, Christopher John. (1999) Effects of Irrigation on Groundwater Recharge between the Rakaia and Selwyn Rivers, Canterbury, New Zealand. Environmental Science (Civil Engineering). Vol. Master of Science wi. Page(s) 148. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Agricultural development, border dyke irrigaiton, canterbury groundwater, central plains, geological data, groundwater, groundwater quantity, groundwater recharge, irrigation, irrigation efficiency, irrigation recharge, land use intensification, rainfall recharge, Rakaia River, recharge depths, Selwyn river, spray irrigation, water infiltration, water table.

Sanders, R. A.. (1998) Irrigation Water Use Survey: Report on the 1997/98 Irrigation Season. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: drought, El Nino, evapotranspiration, groundwater, groundwater demand, groundwater pumping, inline flow meters, irrigation, irrigation season, irrigation use, power rating method, precipitation, rainfall, seasonal water balance, water balance, water demand, water use.

Sanders, R. A.. (1997) Irrigation Water Use Survey: Report on a Three Year Survey of Groundwater Use on the Canterbury Plains, 1994 - 97. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Canterbury Plains, central Canterbury plains, cumulative use, evaporation, groundwater, groundwater abstractions, groundwater sourced irrigation, irrigation, irrigation water use survey, monitoring, patterns, quantity estimations, rainfall, Rakaia River, water quantity.

Sanders, R. A.. (1996) Irrigation Water Use Survey 1995 – 1996 Interim Report: Year 2 of a 3 Year Study. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Central Canterbury Plains, estimations, flowmeters, groundwater quantity, groundwater usage estimations, irrigation, power rating method, Precipitation, Rainfall, rainfall data, Rakaia, Waimakariri.

Sanders, R. A.. (1995) Irrigation Water Use Survey 1994 – 1995 Interim Report: Year 1 of a 3 Year Study. (Christchurch)
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Keywords: Canterbury Plains, central Canterbury plains, evaporation, groundwater, groundwater abstractions, groundwater sourced irrigation, irrigation, irrigation water use survey, monitoring, patterns, power rating method, quantity estimations, rainfall, Rakaia, Rakaia River, Rakaia River, water quantity.

Peters, H J, Scott, D M, Thorpe, H R. (1991) Ground water of the Canterbury Plains. Ground Water in the Pacific Rim Countries: proceedings of the Symposium July 23-25, 1991. Access from the University of Canterbury Library. Page(s) 134-140.
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Keywords: artificial aquifer recharge, artificial recharge, Canterbury plains, groundwater, groundwater aquifer, groundwater characteristics, groundwater quality, groundwater quantity, groundwater recharge, irrigation, Lake Ellesmere, land use change, management, modelling, pollution, recharge, resource management, water use.

North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board. (1989) North Canterbury Groundwater Yearbook 1989. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: bore, bore owners, groundwater, groundwater quantity, irrigation season, raw data, water abstraction, water levels, water management, well depth.

North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board. (1988) North Canterbury Groundwater Yearbook 1988. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: bore, bore owners, groundwater, groundwater quantity, irrigation season, raw data, water abstraction, water levels, water management, well depth.

North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board. (1987) North Canterbury Groundwater Yearbook 1987. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: bore, bore owners, groundwater, groundwater quantity, irrigation season, raw data, water abstraction, water levels, water management, well depth.

Williman, E. B. (1986) Canterbury Irrigation Schemes: A Review of Community Irrigation Scheme Possibilities in Christchurch MWD Area. (Ministry of Works and Development, prepared for the National Water and Soil Conservation Organisation)
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Keywords: central canterbury plains, conceptualised schemes, irrigation, irrigation suitability, land use, ministry of works, rainfall data, soil classification.

Scott, D M, Thorpe, H R. (1986) Ground water resources between the Rakaia and Ashburton Rivers. #ISSN: 0112-1197. (Hydrology Centre)
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Keywords: Aquifer, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater quantity, groundwater system, hydrological characteristics, irrigation, irrigation expansion, land use change, modelling, piezometric levels, Rakaia and Ashburton River groundwater, river recharge, soil moisture, Stock race leakage, water levels, water quantity.

North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board. (1986) North Canterbury Groundwater Yearbook 1986. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: bore, bore owners, groundwater, groundwater quantity, irrigation season, raw data, water abstraction, water levels, water management, well depth.

Cowie, B, Glennie, J. M, Lovis, P. M, Mason, C. R, McCallum, L. R. (1986) Waimakariri River and Catchment Issues and Options – An Introduction to Issues and Options for Land and Water Resource Management. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: brooklands lagoon, flooding, Future management, groundwater, irrigation water, management, plan, public discussion document, recreation, resource management issues, salmon spawning, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, Waimakariri River and Catchment, water allocation, water supply, wetlands, wetlands.

Challenger, Neil. (1985) The Water Technology Orton Bradley Park. (published by the Department of Lands and Survey Christchurch)
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Keywords: Banks Peninsula, head, historical overview, irrigation, reticulation, water resource, water technology, water value, water wheel.

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.

Wilcock, R J, Close, M E. (1984) Factors Influencing the Chemical Quality of Groundwater Downstream of a Sewerage Disposal Area – Templeton, New Zealand. Land Treatment of Wastes: Proceedings of a Seminar. Page(s) 47-61.
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Keywords: Border dyke irrigaiton, border-dyke, chemical analysis, contaminant concentrations, contamination, dispersion, effluent disposal, Effluent irrigation, gravel aquifer, groundwater, groundwater quality, groundwater quality indicators, groundwater velocity, land application of effluent, leachate, leaching, Monitoring, raw data, sewerage, sewerage effluent disposal, surface-groundwater interface, Templeton, water quality, wells.

Wilcock, R J, Quin, B F. (1984) The Templeton Scheme – A Review. Land Treatment of Wastes: Proceedings of a Seminar.. Page(s) 29-47.
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Keywords: effluent irrigation scheme, groundwater, groundwater flow, heavy metal concentrations, irrigation, irrigation water, issues, nutrient concentrations, rainfall, sewerage, sewerage effluent irrigation scheme, surface-groundwater interface, Templeton, water quality.

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.

Glennie, J. M, Miskell, D. J, Saville-Smith, K. J. (1983) The Rakaia River and Catchment – A Resource Survey (Volume 4). (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: aesthetic values, angling, boating, effluent dilution, existing water rights, fish farming, future demands, hydro-electricity generation, irrigation, irrigation supply, landscape values, power generation, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia River, Rakaia River Mouth, recreation, recreation resources, recreational activities, recreational values, resource survey, resource use, Stockwater, visual values, water demands, water rights, water use, wildlife.

Brown, W. A. N., Cree, A. M., Gough, J., Knowles, I. S., Laing, M. T., Leathers, Kenneth L., Lochhead, Lynnette E., Sharp, Basil M. H., Williams, D.. (1983) Water and choice in Canterbury : review and assessment of research priorities for lower Rakaia and central plains irrigation planning. #ISSN: 0069-3790. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit)
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Keywords: abstraction, abstraction, Canterbury plains, ecological Impacts, Electricity generation, flow levels, groundwater resources, irrigation, power generation, Rakaia, Rakaia River, Rakaia River Catchment, recreation, water systems.
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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.

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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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.