IRRIGATION RESTRICTIONS LIFTED: Wednesday 19th February 2020.

ECAN have set the irrigation flow for the Waimakariri River @ 191 cumecs for tomorrow and increased the water take to 100% allocation. Zone 3 will… Read More

IRRIGATION RESTRICTIONS: Zone 3 OFF, Zone 1 ON, Monday 17th February 2020

Ecan have set the irrigation flow for the Waimakariri River @ 53.9 cumec for tomorrow and reduced A Class water to 59% allocation. ZONE 3 will… Read More

IRRIGATION RESTRICTIONS: Zone 1 OFF Saturday 15th February 2020

Ecan have set the irrigation flow for the Waimakariri River @ 55.1 cumec for tomorrow and reduced A Class water to 64% allocation. ZONE 1 will… Read More

IRRIGATION RESTRICTIONS LIFTED: Thursday 6th Feb 2020.

ECAN have set the irrigation flow for the Waimakariri River @ 583 cumecs for tomorrow Thursday 6th Feb and increased the water take to 100% allocation.… Read More

IRRIGATION RESTRICTIONS: Zone 3 OFF Tuesday 28th January 2020

Ecan have set the irrigation flow for the Waimakariri River @ 44.3 cumec for tomorrow and reduced A Class water at 15% allocation. This means we… Read More

January 5, 2020

Inaugural OxMan triathlon attracts over 400 competitors

Over 400 people participated in a new long-course triathlon hosted at Geoff Spark’s irrigation lake in Eyrewell on 16th December. The event, which was sponsored by… Read More
December 19, 2019

Commitment to change lifts audit grades

A willingness to proactively improve farming practices has seen 89 per cent of Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL) shareholders achieve an A or B Farm Environment Plan (FEP) audit during the 2018/19 season; an increase of 21 percent from the 2016/17 season. Read More
December 12, 2019

Sponsorship boosts Cust School’s agricultural event

Students at Cust School enjoyed hands on learning at their recent agricultural day thanks to a community sponsorship initiative by Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL). Read More
July 1, 2019

Global trip highlights New Zealand’s environmental progress

A whirlwind eight-week trip to investigate agricultural practices in the USA, Mexico, Brazil, the Netherlands and New Zealand has highlighted the active engagement of local farmers… Read More