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Toxic algae warnings for some Southland rivers

Monitoring has shown elevated levels of toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria) in a number of rivers. Rivers currently affected are the:

Waiau River at Tuatapere

Waiau River at Sunnyside

Waihopai river at Kennington

 

Find out more about toxic algae here - https://www.es.govt.nz/environment/water/toxic-algae