The hydrometric network

Regional council monitoring stations have been located to provide region-wide coverage. Telemetered sites provide a ‘real-time' picture of the state of Northland's water resources and are particularly important during periods of extreme rainfall, updating both the public and Civil Defence on the potential for flooding, and also drought conditions.

The network also provides important water level and flow information for the council's flood management projects. To find out where the telemetry sites are for Northland go to: