Dacia Herbulock posted in dam • freshwater • freshwater ecology • freshwater fish • freshwater management • freshwater quality • irrigation • native fish • nitrogen • phosphorus • Ruataniwha • Tukituki River • water quality on April 16th, 2014.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted resource consent to a proposed irrigation dam that will be the largest built in New Zealand for over 20 years. The Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme, led by the Hawkes Bay Regional Council, proposes construction of a major irrigation dam in the Tukituki River catchment. Extensive modelling and environmental impact […]
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