Compliance statistics

A main target of the farm dairy effluent programme is to achieve, over time, improvements in compliance (this is measured by the number of significantly non-compliant farms recorded). The following graphs show the levels of compliance from the 2004/05 dairy season to 2018/19.

Monitoring results:

Farm compliance graph.


FDE non-consented farms compliance trends.



FDE compliance (all farms) trends.


Despite the fluctuation in compliance levels over time, the overall trend is positive, that is, less non-compliance over time.