Kōrero: Water resources

Spring-fed river (3 o 4)

Spring-fed river

The Avon River, which runs through Christchurch, is spring-fed. Spring-fed rivers and streams typically have excellent water quality (at least at the spring’s source), constant temperature and steady flows.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mike Scarsbrook and Charles Pearson, 'Water resources - Rivers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18196/spring-fed-river (accessed 29 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Mike Scarsbrook and Charles Pearson, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008