Esk River Black Mat Algae Alert
11 APR 2019
By HAWKE'S BAY REGIONAL COUNCIL
Our water monitoring team has found black mat algae (Phormidium) in large quantities in the Esk River at Waipunga Bridge. It’s on the gravel bed upstream and downstream of the bridge.
Algal mats are also at Esk Park although there is less of it.
Please stay clear of these sites for recreation, e...