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Results - data and trends

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View the 2013 data

The graph shows the percent of samples from seven estuaries around the region that met or exceeded our guidelines for excellent, satisfactory or unsatisfactory water quality for ecological health, for contact recreation and for shellfish-gathering.

  • The data were collected at various times between 1999 and 2013. 
  • Find out about estuarine water quality in your local area.
  • Find out more about estuarine water quality


Percentage of samples meeting our guidelines for excellent, satisfactory, or unsatisfactory coastal water quality.

Graph 2013