TCDC has agreed to provide Hahei Residents and Ratepayers Association with water quality test results from the Wigmore Estuary on a regular basis.
Here is a copy of the agreement, HRRA TCDC Water Testing MOU
Samples are taken monthly except over the busy holiday season when they are taken weekly.
They are taken from the estuary of the Wigmore Stream as shown here.
As agreed in the above Agreement, samples are taken as described in the Wastewater Treatment Plant Resource Consent. This states that “samples to be collected within the period 1 hour either side of local low tide during daylight hours.”
You can download the Wastewater Treatment Plant Resource Consent here. Hahei WWTP Consent renew2030