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Factsheet: What do the swim icons mean?

LAWA provides the most comprehensive recreational water quality information in New Zealand for you to use as a guide in deciding where to swim.  

weekly monitoring FIB table

weekly monitoring - toxic algae table

overall bacterial risk table

Special status table

Conditions may have changed table

  

More information

  • Faecal indicator bacteria (Enterococci and E. coli) factsheet
  • Potentially toxic algae factsheet
  • Recreational water quality monitoring in New Zealand factsheet