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Water Quality - Rere and Doneraille

Rere Rockslide

Date TestedWater QualityResult Level
30 April 2019 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 440
24 April 2019 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 830
15 April 2019 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 10
8 April 2019 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 380
1 April 2019 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 310
26 March 2019 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = <2
19 March 2019 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 180
12 March 2019 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 2
5 March 2019 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 50
26 February 2019 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 4400
19 February 2019 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 170
12 February 2019 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 380
4 February 2019 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 130
29 January 2019 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 130
21 January 2019 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 410

Testing frequency and reading levels

We monitor the water quality at Rere rockslide weekly from 1 December to 31 January .

The water seldom meets health requirements and a permanent sign is in place.

CFU water table results34

About Rere Rockslide

40 minutes drive from Gisborne. A 60m long natural water slide ending in a large deep swimming hole. 

Listed in AA's Top 101 things to do in NZ - a very popular free adventure.  
Awarded Certificate of Excellence by Tripadvisor, listed as one of the most popular things to do in Gisborne. 

Please take your rubbish away with you, thanks.

Note: Serious injury can occur when using the slide, rocks can be sharp and slippery.
Drowning has occurred. If you can't swim - don't slide. 

Rere Rockslide

Rere Rockslide sign

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