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Urenui River at Mouth

This very popular weekend and holiday site is used for swimming, boating, fishing, and picnicking.

For all sites, the Council advises :

Avoid for three days after heavy rain, if the river is high, or if you cannot see the bottom clearly.

Summer recreational bathing surveys for 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 showed that 100% [KB1] of samples met the marine microbiological water quality guidelines prepared by the Ministry of Environment in conjunction with the Ministry of Health (MfE, 2003) and did not exceed the ‘Action’ level (>280 enterococci/100mls). 

The State of the Environment technical report showing the freshwater recreational monitoring results for 2016-2017 is available at www.trc.govt.nz/environmental-monitoring-technical-reports/.

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