Performance targets

Continue to implement and improve a prioritised State of the Environment monitoring programme and monitor compliance with, and the effects of, the exercise of resource consents and regional plans by:

· Carrying out investigations into the water resources of ‘at risk' aquifers – ACHIEVED.

· Operating a region-wide water quality network for the measurement, recording and reporting of groundwater quality trends – ACHIEVED.

· Report the results from the SOE monitoring programmes in the annual monitoring report and make available on the council's website at by 31 October each year – NOT ACHIEVED (loaded 4 weeks late).