Water quality and limits
Water quality is a description of the condition of the water. It includes measurements, using proven scientific methods, of physical, chemical and biological parameters.
All water in a catchment is connected. Understanding the types of water features on your farm will help you make decisions to reduce the amount of contaminants reaching waterways.
Reducing phosphorus (P) loss
There are many options to reduce the amount of P that enters the environment. This page will help you identify opportunities on your farm to reduce P loss.
Strategies to reduce N fertiliser use
Using less N fertiliser can contribute to better water quality and a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.