Health Warnings Lifted - Except Waingongoro (Ohawe) River Mouth

Health Warnings Lifted  - Except Waingongoro (Ohawe) River Mouth

Monday, March 04, 2019

South Taranaki District Council environmental health officer, Chantelle Denton, says health warnings for Lake Rotokare, Kaupokonui River Mouth and Ōpūnake Lake have all been lifted.

Testing by the Taranaki Regional Council has found that levels of blue-green algal bloom (Cyanobacteria) at Lake Rotokare and Escherichia coli (E.coli) at Ōpūnake Lake and Kaupokonui River Mouth have returned to normal.

Warning signs have been removed.

As at Saturday 10 March a Health warning remains in place for Waingongoro (Ohawe) River Mouth.

UPDATE

Health warning for Waingongoro River Mouth (Ohawe) has also been lifted as at Fiday 15 March 2019.