Motueka River Alexanders Bridge - Swimming Water Quality

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E.coli readings for this season at Motueka River Alexanders Bridge

It is recommended recreational users allow the water to clear before using the beach again after periods of heavy rainfall.

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About Motueka River Alexanders Bridge

The Motueka River at Alexanders Bridge is 10 minutes drive southwest (up-river) from Motueka. There is a deep pool and rocks to jump off just upstream of the bridge.

During the peak Christmas-January period this site has between 50 and 80 visitors a day.

The main recreational use is swimming. Kayaking down the lower Motueka River is also common.

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Table of water quality sampling results for this season

1/03/2016 1:30:00 p.m. 6
23/02/2016 10:10:00 a.m. 104
16/02/2016 1:00:00 p.m. 7
9/02/2016 12:40:00 p.m. 7
4/02/2016 10:10:00 a.m. 17
2/02/2016 12:30:00 p.m. 2
26/01/2016 12:10:00 p.m. 44
21/01/2016 9:50:00 a.m. 308
12/01/2016 9:40:00 a.m. 42
5/01/2016 1:10:00 p.m. 65
29/12/2015 1:50:00 p.m. 1
17/12/2015 1:25:00 p.m. 30
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Map of Site Location

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Tasman District Council has exercised all reasonable skill and care in collecting and displaying this information. However, the data is provisional, and may be incorrect until checked by staff. Data should be used with caution where there are safety, monetary, or operational consequences if the data is incorrect. Note also, the data may be changed at a later time.