Variation 6 (water allocation) of the Waikato Regional Plan introduces a set of rules governing the way that ground and surface water is taken and used across the Waikato region. The rules came into force on 12 April 2012.
Will you need to apply for consent?
If you have ground and surface water takes of more than 15m3 or 15,000L (about 215 cows), per certificate of title, per day, for milk cooling or dairy shed wash down, you will need to apply for resource consent by December 24, 2014.
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