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Wairoa at above Ruahihi Power Station

Site Info:
This site was installed in September 1990 as part of the Tauranga Harbour investigations and forms part of the Natural Environmental Regional Monitoring network. River level and flow are measured at the site and are influenced by water released from the Kaimai Hydropower scheme.
Summer water levels at this site can get as low as 0.43 metres but normal water levels are closer to 0.76 metres. A high flood level of  7.3 metres was recorded at this site in  29 January 2011. This resulted in significant damage and subsequent repair to the site.
Grid Reference: U14: 791 762
Elevation (m): 15
Other Info: Historical Data Summaries (9.73 MB)
Rainfall Summary Report

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Sensor Latest Sample Latest Value (NZST) Alarm Status
River Level 0.731 metres24-Jun-2018 18:00N/A

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