Te Waihora update

The lake is currently closed to the sea. The calm average level of the lake as recorded on Friday 30 October was 0.79m.
Q: What was the lake level reading before this one?
A: 0.76m, calm average, Thursday 22 October 2015.
Q: At what levels can the lake be opened to the sea at this time of year?
A: At this time of year the minimum level the lake may be opened is 1.05m.
Please do not hesitate to contact me, or Verity Kirstein, if you have any questions. Nā Melissa Shearer, engineering advisor, planning and strategy, Environment Canterbury; phone 027 562 9969; or email [email protected]