Swimming water quality
Each summer, we test the water quality at a number of Northland’s popular coastal and freshwater swimming spots to check its suitability for swimming.
2016 - 2017 monitoring programme
Routine testing for the 2016 - 2017 monitoring programme ended on Tuesday, 21 February 2017.
- Find the end of season results on the LAWA website
- Download a map of swimming water quality monitoring sites in Northland (PDF, 822KB)
Find answers to some commonly asked questions about our testing programme.
Find the investigation strategy for sites with inconclusive or poor water quality results.