[b][b]Please complete all sections of this form and submit it along with any additional information [b]no later than 5.00 pm, Friday 26 March 2021. [/b] [/b][/b] The matter is an application by Watercare Services Limited for the necessary resource consents to increase its abstraction of water from the Waikato River to provide municipal water supply for Auckland. Any person may make a submission on the matter.  For more information on the application please refer to the Public Notice or the Watercare Waikato River water take page of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) website: [u]www.epa.govt.nz/watercareapplication[/u] If you have any queries about making a submission or the application itself please contact the EPA by phone on 0800 722 667 or by email at [url=mailto:watercareapplication@epa.govt.nz]watercareapplication@epa.govt.nz[/url]  [b]Attaching documents to the online form [/b]You can attach document to this online form. After you enter your submission details and click ‘continue’ at the bottom of the page, you will be able to add PDF, JPG, or PNG files to support your submission (up to 5 MB). [b]Privacy statement [/b] Your name, contact details, your submission, and any attached information will be held by the EPA, Level 10 Grant Thornton House, 215 Lambton Quay, Wellington. It will be used by the EPA for the purpose of administering the Watercare inquiry process, and made available to the Board of Inquiry, and Watercare. It may also be provided to other parties. We may also contact you for feedback on the submission process using a third party provider. Your name, your submission, and any attached information will be published on the EPA website. Personal contact details will not be published. If the submitter is a company, full business contact details will be published. By completing this submission form, you give the EPA permission to use the information for the purpose stated above. You have the right to access and correct personal information held by the EPA. All information held by the EPA is subject to the Official Information Act 1982, and may be released under the Act. If you wish to keep any part of your submission confidential, please state this in writing when making your submission, noting the reasons why you think the information should be withheld (eg, you may consider some information to be commercially sensitive). Please fill in the form below, then click Continue to review your submission. At any time you may click Save and Exit so that you can return later.

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Submission details
What are you submitting on? You can submit on specific parts of the application or the application as a whole.
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I seek the following decision from the Board of Inquiry:
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