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Nationally consistent methods for calculating water allocation indicators

Publication date:  April 2017
Publication reference number:  CR 262

This report presents information on potential environmental indicators of water allocation: rates of flow take and volumes of flow take; and their cumulative impacts on river flows. It assesses the strength of these indicators as a tool for reporting on freshwater use and its impacts.

It sits alongside the report 'A Pressure-State-Impact Model for Freshwater Flows: with example application to Canterbury'.