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This document sets out the Government's further work in the ongoing programme of water reform. We are:
- proposing a target of 90% of rivers and lakes swimmable by 2040
- seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management (public submissions closed on Friday 28 April 2017)
- inviting applications for the Freshwater Improvement Fund (the 2017 funding round has now closed for applications)
- seeking feedback on the detail of policy proposals for excluding stock from waterways (public submissions closed on Friday 28 April 2017).