Water quality for swimming categories for lakes with perimeters over 1.5 km. This dataset was used to compose the current state for water quality for swimming.
This information is based on modelled and measured data using the approach outlined at
The modelling methods used are outlined in Snelder et al. (2016) Strategic assessment of New Zealand’s freshwaters for recreational use: a human health perspective. LWP Client Report 2016-011 www.mfe.govt.nz/publications/fresh-water/strategic...
This dataset is the geometric version of this: data.mfe.govt.nz/table/53620-river-water-quality-f...
This dataset is the latest version of the Water Quality for Swimming Categories set.
LID: FENZ Lake ID
Name: Name of lake (where available
RC: Regional council name
Category: Water quality for swimming category see www.mfe.govt.nz/fresh-water/what-government-doing/...
Note: blank cells are reaches where a prediction was not possible because of missing predictor variables.
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|Data type||Vector multipolygon||Feature count||858|
|Attributes||LID, Name, RC, Category|
|Services||Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)|