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Water Quality - Rere and Doneraille

Rere Rockslide

Date TestedWater QualityResult Level
21 June 2018 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 470
14 June 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 840
7 June 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 570
31 May 2018 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 470
22 May 2018 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 450
15 May 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 580
10 May 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 150
3 May 2018 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 350
24 April 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 200
17 April 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 2500
13 April 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 1600
6 April 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 200
28 March 2018 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 400
23 March 2018 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 420
22 March 2018 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines E.Coli CFU/100mL = 420
14 March 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 1000
8 March 2018 - Stop - the water poses an unacceptable health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 49000
1 March 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 190
20 February 2018 - Low health risk E.Coli CFU/100mL = 230

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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