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Figure 10.1: Common sources of freshwater pollution

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This 3-D cut-away schematic shows the major sources of river and groundwater pollution in New Zealand including overland and subsurface runoff from; livestock farming (urine, dung, effluent spreading and sediment from erosion); cropping (fertilisers and agrichemicals); urban centres and residential dwellings (heavy metals, human wastewater).