Read the application documents, including the Assessment of Environmental Effects.
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The EPA received the amended application on 11 December 2020.
EPA Lodgement Letter and Form (PDF, 423KB)
Watercare’s Assessment of Environmental Effects (PDF, 15.9MB)
River Hydrology Assessment (PDF, 1.3MB)
River Ecology Assessment (PDF, 2.6MB)
Bathymetry Assessment (PDF, 5.7MB)
Economic Assessment (PDF, 619KB)
Demand Forecast (PDF, 3.2MB)
Supply Demand Balance (PDF, 3.6MB)
Water Source Alternative Option Assessment (PDF, 4.8MB)
Onehunga Source Enhancement report (PDF, 3.7MB)
Increase Water Supply by Raising Existing Dams report (PDF, 3.3MB)
Rainwater Tanks report (PDF, 2.1MB)
Waikato A Concept Report (PDF, 11.3MB)
Purified Recycled Water Scheme Concept Report (PDF, 9.2MB)
Desalination Scheme Concept Report (PDF, 3.6MB)
Water Intake Feasibility Report (PDF, 67.8MB)
On 10 February 2021 in response to the EPA's pre-notification review, Watercare provided an addendum to their application.
The Waikato Regional Council has provided this map of the Waikato River catchment. It is relevant to the water allocation provisions of the Waikato Regional Plan.