In some areas of Canterbury, the 2010-2011 earthquakes caused changes to residential land that mean that some properties are now more vulnerable to liquefaction damage in future earthquakes.
In some parts of Canterbury the earthquakes caused changes to residential land which means some properties are now vulnerable to flooding where previously they were not.
EQC has identified different types of land damage that can be seen by looking at different land types. Learn more.
Questions and answers on properties that have suffered both IFV and ILV land damage due to the Canterbury earthquakes.
The Ground Improvement Programme is an EQC-led research programme which informs more affordable and practical ways of making residential land less vulnerable to liquefaction.
Here you will find factsheets and guides relating to the different land types.