The impacts of recreational activities on Lake Tomarata’s ecology and water quality

Author:
Rohan Wells
Source:
Auckland Council Research and Evaluation Unit, RIMU
Publication date:
2016
Topics:
Freshwater

The Auckland Council engaged NIWA, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research to review the current and potential impacts of recreational activities on Lake Tomarata’s ecology and water quality, based on previous NIWA aquatic plant surveys, Auckland Council data and the international literature.

This report describes Lake Tomarata’s ecological values and recreational activities, considers the relative impacts of them on Lake Tomarata’s ecology and provides recommendations for mitigation and future work.

NIWA Report No: HAM2016-047
NIWA Project No: SCJ16221

Auckland Council technical report TR2016/033

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