New Zealand Date/Time:
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, 8:21:28 AM
Marine Pollution

Sewage discharges from your boat can cause disease


Plan ahead where to discharge safely – fit a holding tank and use pump outs where provided. If you have to empty your holding tank at sea, make sure you are:

  • well offshore
  • in open waters
  • away from other boats
  • away from marine farms
  • and underway

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If you discharge sewage from your vessel you must be more than 500m from shore and in waters more than 5m deep and more than 500m from a marine farm. Check your regional coastal plan for any further restrictions.

THINK BEFORE YOU FLUSH

Don’t discharge boat sewage in enclosed waters

www.mfe.govt.nz www.maritimenz.govt.nz 


Don't throw it, stow it


stowit

Bag it, bring it back, bin it.

Small changes make a big differene

for more info go to
www.maritimenz.govt.nz 

 
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