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Regional rivers water quality monitoring programme: Data report 2016

TR 2017/33

Report: TR 2017/33

Authors: Asaeli Tulagi

About this report

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

  • year 2016 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 five years
  • summary tables identifying the number of samples meeting ‘satisfactory’ and ‘excellent’ water quality guidelines and standards.

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Regional rivers water quality monitoring programme: Data report 2016 [PDF, 1.2 MB]

Contents

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