MEDIA RELEASE - ESR - Groundwater Pesticide Survey finds organic Contaminants

A four yearly nationwide assessment of New Zealand’s groundwater resources has found very low concentrations of organic contaminants in close to two thirds of the wells tested.

ESR has been co-ordinating the groundwater survey since 1990 on behalf of 12 regional and unitary councils. The latest survey was conducted from September to December 2018.  Read full media release below.  

Agriculture Council Environment Freshwater Groundwater Media Release Water Quality

Media Release Groundwater Pesticides Survey ESR.docx

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07 Oct 2019