HEALTH WARNING UPDATE ISSUED BY CDHB:
River warnings are now in place for potentially toxic benthic algae (cyanobacteria) in the:
- Ashley River near the Rangiora-Loburn Bridge
- Confluence of the Otukaikino Creek and Waimakariri River between the State Highway 1 and Old Main North Rd Bridges
Mats are detaching and have been observed accumulating along the river edges.
For more information of what potentially toxic cyanobacteria is and what to look out for, visit: https://ecan.govt.nz/…/your-e…/water/cyanobacteria-warnings/ and read our factsheet.