Horizons Regional Council reports water quality at popular swimming spots in the Region each summer season. There are three ways to check your favourite swim spot’s water quality:
Horizons also checks blue-green algae levels at popular recreational lakes, for more information see Safe Lake Horowhenua.
Our Region is home to many popular swimming spots which provide fantastic places to cool off when conditions are right. At the same time it's important to remain mindful of risks presented by swimming in a natural environment and keep an eye out for sunken logs, rocks and river bank trees that could present a hazard.