Victoria River at D.O.C. Reserve Crossing

Raetea Forest, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

Found on the northwest tip of the North Island, the Victoria River flows up from the Maungataniwha through a D.O.C. reserve here.

WATER QUALITY
  • Met water quality standards less than 60% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Pulse Energy updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Victoria River at D.O.C. Reserve Crossing is sampled weekly from January 1st to March 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Northland Regional Council's Recreational Swimming Water Quality Programme (RSWQP) monitors water quality throughout Northland's Coastal and Freshwater beaches.

Over 40 coastal sites and more than a dozen freshwater sites are tested weekly. From February until March Northland can reduce the monitoring program to twenty coastal and three freshwater sites are tested weekly.

Results are posted on every Friday.

Freshwater sites are tested for E.coli levels. Beaches with elevated levels of bacteria are tested more regularly. Beaches with elevated levels of bacteria are tested more regularly.

RSWQP issues an AMBER alert if a single sample level of E.coli are greater than 260 units / 100 ml of water. Signs will also be posted at beaches and until water levels return to a safe level. Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around stormwater outfalls and at stream mouths.

Pulse Energy updates Swim Guide for the latest water quality information daily, Monday - Friday during the swimming season.

A beach has a GREEN current status when no single sample is greater than 260 E. coli/100 mL and has a rank of GREEN.

A beach has a RED current status in Swim Guide when a single sample is greater than 260 E. coli/100 mL and there is an AMBER or RED alert.

A beach is marked Grey in Swim Guide when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around stormwater outfalls and at stream mouths.

For more information about the Northland Swimming Water Quality Monitoring Programme, visit the Northland Regional Council’s website: www.nrc.govt.nz/swimming

You can report any pollution concerns in Northland by calling the 24/7 Environmental Hotline toll-free on 0800 504 639.

Data in Swim Guide is sourced from LAWA’s “Can I Swim Here” program.
Visit LAWA’s factsheet on recreational monitoring in NZ here. https://www.lawa.org.nz/learn/factsheets/what-do-the-swim-icons-mean/
LAWA assigns each site a grade, which is based on the last three years of monitoring data from the site.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Victoria River at D.O.C. Reserve Crossing

Raetea Forest, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

WATER QUALITY
  • Met water quality standards less than 60% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Pulse Energy updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   

Found on the northwest tip of the North Island, the Victoria River flows up from the Maungataniwha through a D.O.C. reserve here.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Victoria River at D.O.C. Reserve Crossing is sampled weekly from January 1st to March 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Northland Regional Council's Recreational Swimming Water Quality Programme (RSWQP) monitors water quality throughout Northland's Coastal and Freshwater beaches.

Over 40 coastal sites and more than a dozen freshwater sites are tested weekly. From February until March Northland can reduce the monitoring program to twenty coastal and three freshwater sites are tested weekly.

Results are posted on every Friday.

Freshwater sites are tested for E.coli levels. Beaches with elevated levels of bacteria are tested more regularly. Beaches with elevated levels of bacteria are tested more regularly.

RSWQP issues an AMBER alert if a single sample level of E.coli are greater than 260 units / 100 ml of water. Signs will also be posted at beaches and until water levels return to a safe level. Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around stormwater outfalls and at stream mouths.

Pulse Energy updates Swim Guide for the latest water quality information daily, Monday - Friday during the swimming season.

A beach has a GREEN current status when no single sample is greater than 260 E. coli/100 mL and has a rank of GREEN.

A beach has a RED current status in Swim Guide when a single sample is greater than 260 E. coli/100 mL and there is an AMBER or RED alert.

A beach is marked Grey in Swim Guide when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around stormwater outfalls and at stream mouths.

For more information about the Northland Swimming Water Quality Monitoring Programme, visit the Northland Regional Council’s website: www.nrc.govt.nz/swimming

You can report any pollution concerns in Northland by calling the 24/7 Environmental Hotline toll-free on 0800 504 639.

Data in Swim Guide is sourced from LAWA’s “Can I Swim Here” program.
Visit LAWA’s factsheet on recreational monitoring in NZ here. https://www.lawa.org.nz/learn/factsheets/what-do-the-swim-icons-mean/
LAWA assigns each site a grade, which is based on the last three years of monitoring data from the site.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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