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Action for Healthy Waterways - Freshwater Discussion Document


This morning at 11am the Government has announced proposals for further freshwater reform. The proposals contain details of a new National Environmental Standard for wastewater discharges and overflows on page 59 of the discussion document. The discussion document contains proposals for wastewater network operators to develop a risk management plan for wastewater in their district, and new proposals for stormwater management on page 62.

Submissions close on 17 October and Water New Zealand will be making a submission. Please send any feedback to ceo@waternz.org.nz by Friday, 4 October if you wish us to incorporate your views.

The documents can be found below