Weed spraying programme for Rotorua lakes
We have been been advised that Boffa Miskell have begun their annual weed spraying programme in the Rotorua lakes.
The notice is shown below for your information:
Aquatic weed spraying in the Rotorua lakes is planned to commence next Monday, 4 December.
Boffa Miskell recommend a 24hr stand down period for drinking water, taking fish and swimming within the spray zones.
The following sites are scheduled to be treated from a boat with diquat in gel form:
- Lake Rotorua – Kawaha Point
- Lake Rotoiti – Gisborne Point
- Lake Rotoiti – Te Ruato Bay
- Lake Rotoiti – Okawa Bay
- Lake Rotoiti – Whangamoa Drive
- Lake Rotoiti – Te Ti Bay
- Lake Rotoiti – Ōkere Inlet
- Lake Rotoiti – Kakaho Bay
- Lake Rotoiti – Te Ārero Bay
- Lake Tarawera – Boat Shed Bay
- Lake Tarawera – Kōtukutuku Bay/The Landing
- Lake Tarawera – Stoney Point
- Lake Tarawera – Otumutu Lagoon/Humphries Bay
- Lake Ōkareka – Boyes Beach
- Lake Ōkareka – Acacia Bay
If you have any questions in relation to this work, please contact me on 0800-638 943 or keep up to date with the planned spray dates on the LINZ website. Further updates on projected control dates will be provided nearer to the time.