Sediment and erosion control: implementation guidance on Essential Freshwater policies and regulations

Guidance for councils, farmers and farm advisors on sediment and erosion control.

What farmers need to know and do: sediment and erosion control

What’s happening

From 2020 regulations apply to the monitoring and management of sediment. 

Why it's needed

Sediment is one of the most widespread and significant contaminants in waterways and affects freshwater quality and ecosystems. 

What you may need to do

For more on environmental matters that affect farming communities see the Rural hub

Policies and regulations: sediment and erosion control

The following policies and regulations have provisions which apply to sediment and erosion control.

Reports and guidance: sediment and erosion control