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Rule 16 Taking, use, damming or diversion of water, or the transfer to another site of any water permit to take or use water

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Rule 16 Taking, use, damming or diversion of water, or the transfer to another site of any water permit to take or use water

Updated 13 May 2015 12:39pm

The taking, use, damming, or diversion of any fresh water, or the transfer to another site of any water permit to take or use water:

  • that is not specifically provided for in any other rules in this Plan; and
  • which cannot meet the requirements of those rules; and
  • that, for takes of water from the Lower Hutt Groundwater Zone (Taita Alluvium/Waiwhetu aquifers), would not cause the maximum rate of takes authorised by resource consents to exceed 32.85 million cubic metres per year; and
  • which is not a non-complying activity in Rules 17, 18 or 19

is a discretionary activity.