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Regional rivers water quality monitoring programme: Data report 2011

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Report: TR 2012/23

Author: A Tulagi


The report provides information on the routine monthly monitoring of water quality at 100 locations across the Waikato region, and includes:

  • year 2011 summary statistics tabulated by parameter and reported together
  •  spatial contour plots for four water quality parameters using spatial interpolation of the median of the previous 5 years
  • summary tables identifying the number of samples meeting ‘satisfactory’ and ‘excellent’ water quality guidelines and standards.

Regional rivers water quality monitoring programme: Data report 2011 (3 mb)

Table of contents

  Acknowledgment i
1 Introduction 1
1.1 Background 1
1.2 Report content 1
1.3 Water quality guidelines and standards 1
2 Regional rivers monitoring design 2
2.1 Sampling locations 2
2.2 Sample collection 6
2.3 Water quality parameters 6
2.4 Quality control, data storage and analysis 6
2.5 Reports 6
3 Results 7
3.1 Regional rivers monitoring programme summary statistics 7
3.2 Regional rivers monitoring programme comparison with water quality guidelines and standards 37
  References 40
  Appendix I: Water quality guidelines and standards 41
  Appendix II: Water quality monitoring parameters 42



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