Henley Lake
Toxic Algae Warning

  • LOW
  • HIGH

Risk levels:

Low – There is a minimal risk to public and animal health.

Moderate – There is a medium risk to dogs, children, the elderly and pregnant women from exposure to the water.

High – There is  a significant risk to public and animal health. No water activities should be undertaken on/by the lake and interaction with the lakes water should be reduced.

For more information please contact us on (06) 370 6300.


To find details on Toxic Algae risk in our rivers, please visit Greater Wellington Regional Council’s website


Current Fire Risk

Homebush Waste Water Treatment Plant is currently NOT discharging to the river.
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