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Symposium on lake water quality to focus on weeds and wallabies
29 January 2015
Lakes Water Quality Society presents a symposium on Thursday 12 March and Friday 13 March 2015 in Rotorua, proudly supported by Bay of Plenty Regional Council. The symposium will have two themes: dealing with Lake Weed, and the problem of animal pests in forested lake catchments.   Papers will be based on the best New Zealand and international expertise. They will discuss dealing with Lake Weed – both practical and theoretical...
Public warning after discolouring of water in Lake Tarawera
9 January 2015
Bay of Plenty Regional Council recommends the public avoid swimming or drinking water from Lake Tarawera after residents from Te Rata Bay/Hot Water Beach reported discolouring of the water to staff earlier today. Geothermal activity is a possible cause for the white, milky appearance and water samples have been taken to test for what is also suspected algal blooms. The test results are not due back until next week at which point the public will...

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