As a public health precaution, it is routinely recommended that people avoid swimming in rivers, streams and harbour areas for 48 hours after heavy rainfall events.
For information on current health warnings visit our main Swimming Water Quality page or Toi te Ora Public Health.
See sampling history and other information about our swim monitoring sites at www.lawa.org.nz/swim
For further public health information vist the Toi te Ora website. See further information about Regional Council's water monitoring programme and beach status gradings.