Freshwater Update 50, October 2011

The latest water resources information and research updates from NIWA's National Centre for Freshwater

Retrospective river flows, July to September 2011

What we predicted for July 2011 to September 2011

River flows are likely to be normal in the North Island and north of the South Island, and normal or below normal in the rest of the South Island. 

What actually happened during July 2011 to September 2011

River flows were normal to below normal for most of the country, with some above normal river flows in the eastern North Island, eastern Southland and coastal Otago. 

 

River flows Update, October 2011

Monthly and seasonal river flow information and our outlook for the coming three months. 

 

September 2010 river flows

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River flows, July to September 2011

Cumulative flows over the three months, July to September 2011. Click on the map to enlarge

Outlook by region, July to September 2011

Research subject: LakesRiversWater Quality