Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in algal blooms • cyanobacteria • freshwater • lakes • rivers • swimmability • toxic algae • water quality on February 27th, 2017.
UPDATED: Last week, the New Zealand Government announced its intention to make 90 per cent of NZ’s waterways ‘swimmable’ by 2040. Yet with Summer hitting its peak, rivers and lakes are across the country are being closed to swimmers due to toxic algal blooms. The SMC asked Cawthron Institute’s Dr Susie Wood about whether these […]
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