Stream Ecological Valuations (SEV’s)

SEV stands for Stream Ecological Valuation, and it is a method for assessing the values of a stream based on some set ecological criteria. By looking at things like what is living in the stream, what trees are growing near the stream, what the bed of the stream is made of and what stream is like upstream, we are are able to give the stream a score between 0 and 1.

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Introducing overland flowpaths

This term describes the path followed by rainwater during a storm event. An overland flowpath is a section of land that is reserved from development, and must be kept clear so that during storms water can flow over it until it reaches a stream.

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February Water Loss Training Days

The Water Loss Training Days were held on 26 & 27 February 2015 in Auckland. The event was organised by Thomas Civil & Environmental Consultants Ltd, Auckland, and was attended by 45-50 people each day. The purpose of the training was to upskill water supply staff and others (consultants, suppliers, contractors etc.) in the area…

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