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Improving lake to national standard would have “severe social and economic” consequences

11 August 2017

Lake and mountain

Waterways flowing through farmland and into lake Ellesmere are a contributor to its pollution, alongside long-standing legacy issues.

There have been claims that to reach national quality water standards at Lake Ellesmere, nearly every dairy farm would need to close down in the Selwyn district.

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Keywords: agriculture, farming, sustainability, characteristics of technology

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