Client: Rotorua District Council & Bay of Plenty Regional Council
Date: March 2012 to June 2012
The intensification of land use surrounding lakes globally is impacting the health of these water bodies to an alarming degree. The Rotorua Lakes are an example of this.
Nutrient is the main cause of the eutrophication and with the natural inputs of geothermal phosphorus means the reversal of the problems is no small task.
This iconic feature has multiple benefits to the eco-system it is occupying. It brings that crucial riparian edge element to the lake. The riparian edge where water meets land has the highest species diversity of any ecosystem on earth.
The nutrient removal will be benefitting the lake and it has become a wildlife magnet.
Tourism operators on the water and in the air have use this feature as part of their eco-tourism route.
For more information, please contact:
T 64 9 973 3443