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Nitrate vulnerable zones (SMR 1)

8 December 2016

The aim is to reduce the pollution of waters caused or induced by nitrates from agricultural sources and to prevent such pollution occurring in the future.

If you farm in a nitrate vulnerable zone (NVZ) you must comply with the conditions of the NVZ Action programme.

View detailed information of the rules relating to SMR 1.

Check that you know the rules and have adhered to them by working through the checklist:

SMR 1 – Nitrate vulnerable zones checklist

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