Dairy Effluent Warrant of Fitness

The Effluent WOF programme consists of a voluntary, independent inspection of a farmer’s effluent infrastructure and practices.

After extensive testing with over 200 farmers, Effluent WOF is now available to farmers and rural professionals around the country.

The Effluent WOF programme is insightful and practical, covering the entire effluent system.

An independent assessor points out areas of risk and suggest practical actions a farmer can take to ensure their system is capable of being compliant 365 days a year.

A 3-4 hour assessment by the accredited assessor covers the farm’s effluent consents and permitted rules, the storage capacity, nutrient loadings, soil risk, irrigator performance, off-pasture infrastructure and general health and safety requirements.

All WoF Assessors are trained professionals who are fully certified as Warrant of Fitness Assessors. Every assessor has completed the Farm Dairy Effluent System Warrant of Fitness Course and a subsequent field assessment.

5 GOOD REASONS TO GET A WOF

  • Buying or selling a farm?

    Know if the system is fit for purpose or if you need to factor upgrades into the offer.

  • Are you a share milker coming onto a property?

    Find out what the risk is for your farm.

  • Upgraded the effluent system yourself?

    Find out how well the effluent system is performing and reassurance that your system is fit for purpose.

  • Budgeted for an upgrade to the system?

    An independent person who assesses the current system will help with decision making.

  • Did you know?

    Corporate Board members and absent owners can be liable if there is inadequate effluent infrastructure on a farm.

Dave Stopforth

Enviro Sense Ltd

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1A Arundel Street
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027 7461 662
Otago
Southland/ Canterbury
  • SAVE TIME AND MONEY – Use Enviro Sense Ltd
  • TWO qualified assessors available – cuts down time on farm
  • North Otago Based – ability to travel  Otago, Southland and Canterbury
  • I Piloted the ‘WoF’ programme throughout Canterbury, Otago and Southland for DairyNZ
  • Ex-Environmental  Compliance Officer (4yrs)
  • Independent Effluent Consultant (6+yrs
  • Electronic Technician

Enviro Sense Ltd offers a confidential and independent advice; we provide a service not products.

CERTIFIED DAIRY EFFLUENT WOF ASSESSORS

Certified WoF assessors offer a very thorough and consistent assessment of effluent systems.

A certified assessor is an independent, experienced industry professional.

To become certified, the assessor has completed a three-day training course and passed a competency assessment process.

The assessor is committed to observing a Code of Conduct to guarantee professional behaviour and independent advice.

Certified WOF Assessors use the same methodology every time.

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