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Water Quality - Gisborne to Wainui

Wainui Beach at Hamanatua Stream

Date TestedWater QualityResult Level
26 February 2019 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 5200
26 February 2019 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 3700
18 February 2019 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines Enterococci CFU/100ml = 270
18 February 2019 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 270
4 February 2019 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 110
4 February 2019 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 120
1 February 2019 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 920
1 February 2019 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 150
25 January 2019 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 120
25 January 2019 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 200
14 January 2019 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 3700
14 January 2019 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 3500
3 January 2019 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 820
3 January 2019 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 2000
28 December 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 17000
28 December 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 38000
21 December 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 17000
21 December 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 21000
10 December 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 600
10 December 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 1200
4 December 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 300
4 December 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 1200
27 November 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 27000
27 November 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 11000
19 November 2018 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 16
19 November 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 66
6 November 2018 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 36
6 November 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 28
1 November 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 240
31 October 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 4600
31 October 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 5400
18 October 2018 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 130
18 October 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 220
12 October 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 470
12 October 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 230
4 October 2018 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 21
4 October 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 140
2 October 2018 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 88
2 October 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 190
28 September 2018 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 56
28 September 2018 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 260
19 September 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 2600
19 September 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 14000
3 September 2018 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines Enterococci CFU/100ml = 220
3 September 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 62
7 August 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 540
7 August 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 2300
31 July 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 52
3 July 2018 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 11
3 July 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 68

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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