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.