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  • NitrateWatch project (SSIF Project 6) is gathering nitrate data from around New Zealand. Our goal is to provide this information visually to our stakeholders via a map interface • NitrateWatch is aimed at generating new knowledge about nitrates in rural drinking water across New Zealand. • We aim to highlight nitrate hot spots and benchmark nitrate levels for rural drinking water by collecting data from drinking water samples submitted by rural residents. • A further goal is to improve stakeholder engagement through working more closely with iwi, Regional Councils, district Councils, Government agencies and local communities in readiness for future cooperation. • Data generated from this project serves as a talking point to showcase GNS’ leadership in the groundwater/drinking water space. • Our data provides future opportunities for GNS groundwater staff to build new projects leveraged off NitrateWatch