Roads around Marlborough continue to be affected by slips and closures

See all our alerts

Share this page



Groundwater well.

As demand on our groundwater resources grows, there is increasing interest in its state and any trends over time. For example, irrigators need to know how full the aquifer they are pumping from is over summer, while Council keeps a constant watch to ensure consented limits are not exceeded.

This part of the website contains information to help the public or water users understand the state of a particular aquifer and whether there are any issues.

  • Groundwater Levels

    Marlborough District Council monitors the state of the region's aquifers based on water levels in its network of 30 wells spread across the district.

  • Groundwater Quality

    The graphs in this section show the distribution of various parameters in Marlborough groundwater.