Resource Management (Measurement and Reporting of Water Takes) Regulations 2010

4 Regulations apply to certain water permits

(1)

These regulations apply only to a water permit that allows fresh water to be taken at a rate of 5 litres/second or more.

(2)

However, these regulations do not apply to a water permit if the taking of water under the permit is non-consumptive in that—

(a)

the same amount of water is returned to the same water body at or near the location from which it was taken; and

(b)

there is no significant delay between the taking and returning of the water.