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New Zealand’s water resources - natural rivers, lakes, streams; and drinking water, stormwater, wastewater - are critical to our nation’s livelihood and wellbeing. We need to understand the linkages and that changes in one area impact significantly on the others.

The Water 2050 project recognises this and will develop a coherent framework for water policy that integrates water quantity, water quality, infrastructure, cost and funding; and an overarching governance framework for central and local government.

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