Performance targets

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

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

· Annual percentage compliance of rivers with relevant guidelines for five key parameters – 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).