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Intake Screens

Our waterways are home to many fish species both indigenous and introduced.  When abstracting water from a stream, river or lake, to protect these species it is important that the aquatic habitat is taken into consideration.     Rule BW R5 on page 18 in Chapter 8 of the Bay of Plenty Regional Water and […]

Bucket Tests

Photo of an irrigator running in a field with buckets set up to complete a bucket test

One of the first steps in renewing your dairy effluent discharge consent is gaining an understanding of the capabilities of your current system including your effluent irrigator(s). New dairy effluent discharge consents can be quite different to what has been issued in the past, but both contain limits regarding how much effluent you can discharge […]

Do I need a consent for my Dairy Shed Water?

dairy cows shed resource consent

For dairy farmers in the Bay of Plenty region access to a secure and reliable water resource is an essential part of operating a food safe compliant milking shed. For some the requirement to gain resource consent to this valuable water has become complicated and confusing and may leave you unsure as to if your […]