Gisborne Freshwater Plan Decision Adopted
The Gisborne freshwater plan has been adopted by the Gisborne District Council. The period for appeals ends 29th September 2017. The plan includes requirements for intensively farmed stock, winter intensive grazing and stock crossings.
Farm environment plans have been used as an alternative to the minimum requirements in the rules diffuse discharges and for structures in the beds or lakes and rivers.
For more information on the freshwater plan see http://www.gdc.govt.nz/proposed-freshwater-plan-2/