Toxic Algae Monitoring

 Monitoring is done weekly during summer.

Phormidium cyanobacteria % cover at monitoring site
Date Maitai at Avon Terrace Maitai at Dennes Hole Maitai at Campground Wakapuaka at Hira Reserve
2017
22 Mar 7.75 0 0 1.5
16 Mar 3.75 0 0 2
9 Mar 5.5 0 0 1.5
1 Mar 5.25 0.5 0 1.75
23 Feb 7.75 0.75 0 2.75
15 Feb 8.25 1.25 0 2
9 Feb 7.5 1.25 0 2
1 Feb 4.25 2 0.5 1
26 Jan 0.5 2 0 0
18 Jan 15 15 0 0
11 Jan 16 14 3.5 0.5
4 Jan 16 17.5 3 0
2016
28 Dec 14 12.5 2 0
21 Dec 23.5 21 12.5 0
15 Dec 21.5 17 8.5 0
6 Dec 23.5 17 11 0
30 Nov 21 12.5 6.3 0
21 Nov 3 6 3 0
16 Nov NS NS NS NS
9 Nov 28 22 3 2
18 Oct 12 NS 4 0

NS: Not surveyed due to high flows