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Flow requirements for dissolved oxygen in the Waihou River catchment

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Report: TR 2014/10

Author: Paul Franklin, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd.

About this report

Waikato Regional Council is currently in the process of reviewing the status of water resource availability and allocation in the Waihou River catchment. The aim of this project was to evaluate the interactions between dissolved oxygen (DO) and flow in the catchment.

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Flow requirements for dissolved oxygen in the Waihou River catchment (966kb)

Contents

  Executive summary
1 Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 Project scope
2 Methodology
2.1 Long-term data
2.2 Low flow DO dynamics
3 Results
3.1 Long-term data
3.2 Low flow dissolved oxygen dynamics
3.2.1 Waihou River
3.2.2 Mangawhero Stream
4 Discussion
5 Recommendations
6 References