Is it safe to swim? River algae status

It’s the time of year again to be aware of the algae levels in our local rivers.

For up to date information on toxic algae levels in our local rivers check the “Is it safe to swim” information and water quality map on the Greater Wellington Regional Council website at the links below:

http://www.gw.govt.nz/safeswim  

and

http://mapping.gw.govt.nz/GW/RecWaterQualityMap/RecWaterQualityMap.htm

Dog owners are recommended to play it safe and keep dogs on a lead when walking by the rivers.

South Wairarapa District Council