Managing our Environment

We are switching to a new environmental data portal. This portal will give you access to even more data for this site with easy-to-use interactive maps.

Start using it now to see the latest data for Lindis at Ardgour.

Lindis at Ardgour

Alert Levels for this site

Alert Title Alert Details Alert Type Alert Threshold Level
Historical flood May 2009 Flood 109.0
Historical flood May 2009 Flood 260.0
Median flow From 2020 water quality leaving your land must meet ORC thresholds at or below median flow. Median level 3.500
Please note: The Environment Court has ruled that, following a 5 year transition period, a minimum flow of 550 l/s at Ardgour Road will apply to any consented water takes from the Lindis River catchment. The 5 year transition period starts from the commencement of any new consents replacing the deemed permits in the Lindis catchment. (Deemed permits expired on 1 October 2021.)

Last 7 days flow in cumecs

Last 180 days flow in cumecs

Our new Environmental Data Portal offers you a much better experience while viewing the most up-to-date environmental data, including flood warnings, low flows and water quality data. This data is a live copy of the data held in the Council’s environmental monitoring database.

The portal will allow you to view all historic data available for a site, plus you can download quality assured data. The maps also provide better context and are easier to navigate. 

Visit our Environmental Data Portal.

Water quality information

View the water quality information sheet for the Lower Lindis area.

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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