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Water quality targeted rate

The water quality targeted rate provides investment for new stormwater infrastructure and initiatives to reduce wastewater, sediment and other pollutants contaminating our waterways and marine environment. The investment is dedicated to achieving cleaner harbours, beaches and streams.


Programmes funded, in part or in full, by the targeted rate aim to reduce public health risks from wastewater overflows and pollutants, and to improve the ecology of our waterways. Over time, the aim is also to reduce Safeswim public health warnings at recreational beaches across Auckland.