Water use calculator

Check out how your farms water use compares to others in your region and throughout New Zealand. Use the calculator below to estimate your use.

The results from the calculator are an estimation based on your farm system and region, it is based on recent research, however it is indicative only. To get an exact measurement of your farms water use we recommend installing a water meter and recording data.

Complete the table below to estimate your water use.

This provides an indication of whether your water use might be above or below average at certain times of the year. The 70L average is an indicative industry average. Actual amounts will vary from farm to farm so for more accurate results, install water meters and record this data.

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