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Updated 11 May 9: Plan change 1 to the Regional Freshwater Plan changed rules relating to access to groundwater on the Kapiti Coast, identified minimum flows and allocation limits for three rivers in the region and made small changes to improve the Plan.
It became operative on 17 March Plan change 2 to the Regional Freshwater Plan set minimum flows and water allocation limits for the Mangatarere Stream and its tributaries.
It became operative on 31 January Plan change 3 to the Regional Freshwater Plan sets allocation limits for eight rivers and three groundwater areas in the Wairarapa. It became operative on 11 May Plan Change 4 was made in December It became operative on 25 January Plan change 6 to the Regional Freshwater Plan amended policy 5.
Plan Change 6 takes effect from 1 Augustthe date that the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management takes effect. You can download a PDF copy of Regional Freshwater Plan, incorporating plan changes 1, 2 3, 4, 5 and 6 from the sidebar at the right of the screen.
The Plan applies to all fresh water in the Wellington region, including water in rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, aquifers and artificial water courses, but excluding freshwater in the coastal marine area. It also applies to all land in river and lake beds.
The Plan identifies issues to be addressed so that fresh water resources can be sustainably managed. Objectives, policies, and methods including rules have been adopted to address these issues. You can browse the Freshwater Plan rules by clicking on the regional rules link at the left of this screen.
What sort of activities does the Plan cover? The Regional Freshwater Plan applies to all types of activities that use freshwater or that are in the beds of rivers and lakes. Activities covered by the plan include: Plan effectiveness monitoring The Plan effectiveness report for the Regional Freshwater Plan describes the results of monitoring the effectiveness of the policies and methods, including rules, in the Plan.
A full copy of the report can be downloaded from the sidebar on the right side of this page. Regional plans and Policy Statements Regional Policy Statements must also be prepared for each region.
They enable regional councils to provide broad direction and a framework for resource management within their regions. Contact us for more information about the Regional Freshwater Plan.A-Z services (and key info) An alphabetical list of services and council business.
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The Regional Freshwater Plan became operative on 17 December Plan change 1 to the Regional Freshwater Plan changed rules relating to access to groundwater on the Kapiti Coast, identified minimum flows and allocation limits for three rivers in the region and made small changes to improve the barnweddingvt.com became operative on 17 March Plan change 2 to the Regional Freshwater Plan .
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