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Environmental Monitoring

Monitor rainfall, river level, wind, air and soil temperatures and water quality recorded from our telemetry system. 

Rain, river, wind, soil moisture and water quality data

River, rainfall, soil moisture and temperature - current levels for all sites

River levels - graphs for last 7 days and 7 months

Rainfall - graphs for last 7 days and 7 months

Wind - air temperature, humidity, strength and direction 

Soil moisture and temperature - current 

Water quality - Gisborne to Wainui Beach

Water quality - Makorori Beach to Onepoto Bay

Water quality - Rere and Doneraille

Data limitations

The data is provisional only and there are limitations to the service.  

The data is automatically sent back to us from our monitoring stations. The data is updated every hour approximately at quarter past.  The time of the data is shown in NZST (NZ Standard Times), during daylight savings the data is one hour behind. 

Predicted river stages, fire data

Predicted river stage information - Waipaoa, Waimata, Hikuwai, Waiapu and Te Arai rivers.

Note: The predicted river stage information is computer generated and may differ from official notifications issued by Civil Defence.  Official notifications take precedence over model forecasts if there are any conflicts.
Metservice provide rainfall forecasts for 3 sites, Gisborne, Tutamoe and Ruatoria. With this data Council models generate predicted river stages for up to 3 days ahead.

Fire weather data - on National Rural Fire Authority's website. Click Fire Weather Data Tables , then Fire Weather Maps

Gisborne's rain radar - visit MetService website

Land Air Water Aotearoa - visit LAWA

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