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Water Quality - Gisborne to Wainui

Wainui Beach at Hamanatua Stream

Date TestedWater QualityResult Level
12 October 2017 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 340
31 August 2017 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 38
31 August 2017 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 120
2 August 2017 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 3400
2 August 2017 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 4600
20 July 2017 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 160
4 July 2017 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 660
4 July 2017 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 390
15 June 2017 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 62
15 June 2017 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 430
31 May 2017 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 580
2 May 2017 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines Enterococci CFU/100ml = 250
2 May 2017 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 920
3 April 2017 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 360
3 April 2017 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 580
29 March 2017 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 72
2 March 2017 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 680
2 March 2017 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 2100

Testing frequency and reading levels

We monitor the water quality each month all year round.

The lagoon is prone to frequent contamination, swimming is not recommended.

CFU water table results27

About Hamanatua Stream

The stream empties into Wainui Beach after forming a lagoon near the car park. Fed from run-off from surrounding farmlands, the stream and lagoon are frequently contaminated.  We advise not to swim in the lagoon.
Signs are in place warning of the potential health risk.

Hamamatua Stream

Hamamatua Stream

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