Waterline

Our test results show the water quality for some swimming spots can be predicted by the water level in the related rivers. To check the quality of your swimming spot before you jump in:

  • Dial our freephone waterline number 0508 435 663
  • Enter the extension number below to hear the current water level
Swimming Spot
Extension number
If the water level is at or below the number listed, water quality should be good for swimming.

Rangitikei River at Mangaweka

 3100

 3.46 metres

Rangitikei River at Vinegar Hill

 3100

 3.46 metres

Pohangina River at Totara Reserve

 1106

 0.8 metres

Manawatu River at Ashhurst Domain

 1106

 0.64 metres

Manawatu River at Hopelands Domain (River Rd)

 2101

0.68 metres

Manawatu River at Albert Street, Palmerston North

 1100

 1.04 metres

Mangatainoka River at S.H. 2 Reserve

 2103

 1.9 metres

Mangahao River at Marima Domain

 2105

 0.8 metres

Ohau River at swimming spots upstream of S.H. 1.

 7100

0.8 metres