Toxic algae warning; red alert in the Waipoua River

There is currently a red alert toxic algae warning in place for the Waipoua River at Colombo Road. Toxic algae levels are high at this site and it is unsafe for swimming.  We also recommend keeping your dog away from the river.  

For more information see http://www.gw.govt.nz/is-it-safe-to-swim/