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.
Testing starts in late November each year and continues for 17 weeks through to March the following year.
2013-2014 monitoring programme
The 2013-2014 monitoring programme began on Monday, 25 November 2013 and ran until the end of March 2014.
A guide to our swimming water quality monitoring for summer 2013-14.
Find answers to some commonly asked questions about our testing programme.
Find the investigation strategy for sites with inconclusive or poor water quality results.
View end of season results for swimming water quality monitoring sites.
The beach water quality testing programme has now been completed. Find the end of season results.
The fresh water quality testing programme has now been completed. Find the end of season results.
Find a summary of results from last summer's water quality testing programme.
Get current results for other regions and a snapshot of water quality around New Zealand.