Environment, Local News

Lagoon pollution results #1

0 Comments 28 August 2015

Water quality in the West Coast Lagoons

Lagoons280815aCouncil held a workshop at Arataki Visitor Centre on 15th of August to present their findings to various stakeholders.

The water quality investigations during 2013/14 show identified source using bacterial DNA from the following



  • Livestock (goats, cows, sheep and deet)
  • Human
  • Birds
  • Dogs

The following photos show North Piha, Piha, Bethells and Karekare using easily identified symbols and low, medium or high pollution and the locations of each

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Lagoon pollution results #2  further results.

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