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Economic assessment of options to mitigate sediment loss from New Zealand agriculture – in the context of managing freshwater quality

Publication date:  December 2018
Publication reference number:  CR 328

Ministry for the Environment, in partnership with Bay of Plenty Regional Council, commissioned a literature review to get an accessible summary of relevant research carried out in New Zealand on methods to manage sediment and their economic assessment.
 
The review also includes a basic explanation of the processes that lead to erosion and sedimentation. It is aimed primarily at regional councils and other parties involved in freshwater management in New Zealand.