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Latest Water Quality results 27 January 2020:

E. Coli at Footbridge: 420 MPN/100mL (orange)

Enterococci at Tasman Sea: 9 MPN/100mL (green)

E. Coli at North Manakau: 373 MPN/100mL (orange)

What do the icons mean?

Green: Suitable for swimming – This site is generally suitable for swimming. The recent water quality result met national swimming guidelines or the overall bacterial risk is low.

Orange: Caution advised – Water quality is usually suitable for swimming but young children and older people may be at increased risk. Avoid swimming if it has been raining heavily recently. If potentially toxic algal blooms are present, avoid contact.

Red: Unsuitable for swimming – This site may be a health risk and is not considered suitable for swimming most of the time.…ū-whanganui-region/swimming/waikawa-estuary-at-footbridge/swimsite