Story: Water quality

Measuring water quality (2nd of 1)

Measuring water quality

Checking water quality often involves measuring a number of factors that are not immediately obvious to an observer. However, in this case an Auckland Regional Council staff member is sampling a stream to determine what has caused this dramatic change in colour.

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Mike Scarsbrook and Kit Rutherford, 'Water quality - Management of water quality', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 September 2023)

Story by Mike Scarsbrook and Kit Rutherford, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 18 Jul 2016