Our science team monitors the water at popular swim spots over summer so you can check if it's safe to swim where you like to go. Our results go to the national LAWA.org.nz website so you can see if it's 'good to go' wherever you are in NZ.
Every Monday we check 34 beach and river sites all over Hawke's Bay, updating the results mid-week. This happens from 1 November until 31 March.
LAWA has detailed information about each site, with results on where it's safe to swim and the facilities at each site. Click LAWA below to find a swimming spot.
Check out the video with Shane Gilmer from HBRC talking about the HBRC recreational water quality programme.
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