Use interactive maps on the LAWA website to find out about water at monitored sites in your region and nationally.
View water quality results for lakes that are monitored in your area or the national view on lakes in New Zealand.
View the health of rivers in your area and national-level information on New Zealand's rivers.
Find the best places to swim over the summer months. Updated throughout the day, LAWA shows the latest water quality results for hundreds of recreational sites throughout Aotearoa. Select a site to find out more on the water quality, what facilities are available, and other helpful information.
View live river flow, rainfall and groundwater levels in your region or find out how much water is being used and for what. View also at a national level.
LAWA is a partnership between New Zealand's regional and unitary councils, Cawthron Institute, and the Ministry for the Environment and has been supported by the Tindall Foundation and Massey University.