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.
2015 - 2016 monitoring programme
The 2015 - 2016 monitoring programme has ended. You can still visit the LAWA website using the links below to see the sites we monitored. Find a summary of the 2015-2016 swimming water quality programme.
- Find the coastal sites monitoring sites
- Find the freshwater sites monitoring sites
- Download a map of swimming water quality monitoring sites in Northland (PDF, 640KB)
Find answers to some commonly asked questions about our testing programme.
Find the investigation strategy for sites with inconclusive or poor water quality results.