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Soil moisture sites
The soil moisture sites at Kelso, Clydevale and Clutha Delta, and the corresponding information, are intended to give guidance on whether to apply effluent. They are to be used as a guide only. Rainfall and soil types on your property may vary to the information shown. All farmers must use their own judgement in determining if effluent can be applied safely on their property.


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The Landcare Research soil maps (S-Maps) describe the soil types in New Zealand. They can help you get the best from your land. To find out about the soil types on your property click the link below:

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LAWA displays water quality and trend information for more than 1100 freshwater sites throughout New Zealand

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Clutha Delta


Evapotranspiration Sites
Soil Moisture Sites

Information displayed on this web site is provisional and has not been checked using the Council’s Quality Assurance procedures. The Otago Regional Council, Contact Energy, Trustpower, Environment Canterbury, Environment Southland and NIWA do not make any warranty, expressed or implied or assume legal liability or responsibility whatsoever for the accuracy or completeness of this information nor does it make any representation whatsoever that the information is fit for any particular purpose.

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