Safeswim spotlighted on global stage

Safeswim spotlighted on global stage

0 개 106 노영례

dc3609d2bd49d2b1d25fda873a447404_1626951297_6252.png 

Auckland Council’s Safeswim modelling programme has gained the attention of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

As the summer season kicks off in the northern hemisphere, WHO has released an update of their ‘Guidelines on Recreational Water Quality’.

The guidelines are used around the world, including New Zealand, to provide health-based guidance to set the direction for national water quality standards.

Mayor Phil Goff says that the international recognition won by Safeswim acknowledges that Auckland is leading the world in this area.


“Safeswim has been singled out by the WHO as an online tool for other cities to emulate,” he says.

“It’s an innovative and world-class application that has led the way on how to monitor water quality.


 

“The information it has provided about water quality issues in Auckland not only tells Aucklanders where and when it is safe to swim but has also helped build support for our record investments in cleaning up our beaches and waterways over the next decade.”

For the first time, WHO recommends the use of predictive models to provide real-time water quality information and it includes Safeswim as a case study of how to do this.

An innovative, world-class programme, Safeswim has led the way providing real-time forecasts of water quality, and up-to-the-minute advice on swimming conditions at over 115 sites around the region since its inception in the summer of 2017.

Professor Gillian Lewis from the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Auckland is one of the independent panel of public health experts who oversee Safeswim’s water quality models.

“The purpose of Safeswim is to make swimming at and enjoying our beaches safer for everyone. It’s great to see the international recognition of the value of this approach by WHO and real credit to Auckland Council for supporting the vision, development and integration of the programme,” says Professor Lewis.

It’s a partnership between the council, Surf Life Saving Northern Region Auckland Regional Public Health Service and Watercare, which allows people to check where and when they can swim before heading to the beach.

Safeswim Technical Lead at Healthy Waters Holly Foreman says, “It’s excellent to receive this recognition by the WHO of the value of Safeswim to our community. Safeswim is such a useful tool for Aucklanders and it’s great to see it showcased on the world stage.”

The WHO Guidelines were last published in 2003 but have been updated to reflect recent advances in water quality management.


dc3609d2bd49d2b1d25fda873a447404_1626951393_1945.jpg

출처 : Auckland Council News

Auckland Council asks Aucklanders to stay loc…

댓글 0 | 조회 548 | 2시간전
As the region embraces Alert Level 3, Auckland Council is asking Aucklanders to follow the rules and stay local to help stop the spread of COVID-19.Au… 더보기

14 community cases of COVID-19; one historica…

댓글 0 | 조회 625 | 22시간전
CasesNumber of new community cases *14Number of new cases identified at the borderOne historical caseLocation of new casesAuckland, Upper HaurakiLocat… 더보기

Section 70 notice issued for northern Hauraki…

댓글 0 | 조회 158 | 1일전
20 September 2021Movement in, out, and around northern Hauraki is now restricted as a precautionary measure, following three local cases of COVID-19 r… 더보기

Council to launch consultation on new Contrib…

댓글 0 | 조회 122 | 2일전
The Finance and Performance Committee has unanimously approved a new draft Contributions Policy for consultation and will be seeking feedback from Auc… 더보기

22 community cases of COVID-19; one border ca…

댓글 0 | 조회 881 | 2일전
Cases Number of new community cases*:22Number of new cases identified at the border:OneLocation of new cases: Auckland, WhakatīwaiLocation of communit… 더보기

Three new positive COVID-19 cases in the Kaia…

댓글 0 | 조회 258 | 2일전
The Ministry of Health is tonight confirming that three household members of a remand prisoner with COVID-19, who was announced as a case today, have … 더보기

Explainer: Development Contributions Review

댓글 0 | 조회 394 | 3일전
The amount of housing growth in Auckland is unprecedented. 10 years ago, fewer than 4000 dwellings were being consented in a year and in the last year… 더보기

24 community cases of COVID-19; more than 50,…

댓글 0 | 조회 1,148 | 3일전
CasesNumber of new community cases: 24Number of new cases identified at the border: No new cases at the border todayLocation of new cases: AucklandLoc… 더보기

Injection of funding to fast-track kauri dieb…

댓글 0 | 조회 139 | 4일전
Auckland Council has been successful in securing $1.9m over two years from the DOC administered Jobs for Nature Fund to support kauri dieback work in … 더보기

20 community cases of COVID-19; 2 confirmed c…

댓글 0 | 조회 1,263 | 4일전
There are20new community cases today.19 of these are household or known contacts and onlyone of theseremains unlinked. Interviews areunderway with tha… 더보기

11 community cases of COVID-19; five cases in…

댓글 0 | 조회 267 | 5일전
CasesNumber of new community cases: 11Number of new cases identified at the border: FiveLocation of new cases: AucklandLocation of community cases (to… 더보기

New vehicle management measures for Muriwai B…

댓글 0 | 조회 483 | 5일전
Auckland Council’s Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee has approved the introduction of a range of measures to better manage and control motor… 더보기

13 community cases of COVID-19; three border …

댓글 0 | 조회 285 | 6일전
16 SeptemberCasesNumber of new community cases13Number of new cases identified at the borderFive (two of these cases are historical)Location of new ca… 더보기

14 community cases of COVID-19; three histori…

댓글 0 | 조회 436 | 7일전
15 SeptemberCasesNumber of new community cases14Number of new cases identified at the border3 historical casesLocation of new casesAucklandLocation of… 더보기

15 community cases of COVID-19; two border ca…

댓글 0 | 조회 312 | 8일전
CasesNumber of new community cases: 15Number of new cases identified at the border: TwoLocation of new cases: AucklandLocation of community cases (tot… 더보기

NZNO satisfied with Auckland DHB visitation p…

댓글 0 | 조회 464 | 9일전
The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is satisfied now that Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) has agreed to restrict visitation to compassion… 더보기

33 community cases of COVID-19; three border …

댓글 0 | 조회 648 | 9일전
CasesNumber of new community cases: 33Number of new cases identified at the border: ThreeLocation of new cases: AucklandLocation of community cases (t… 더보기

Major water quality infrastructure project co…

댓글 0 | 조회 206 | 9일전
Aucklanders can now enjoy the benefits of better water quality with the completion of the Ōkahu Bay stormwater network separation project. The project… 더보기

20 community cases of COVID-19; three new cas…

댓글 0 | 조회 361 | 10일전
12 SeptemberCasesNumber of new community cases20Number of new cases identified at the borderThree (and one historical)Location of new casesAucklandLoc… 더보기

COVID-19 exposure events at Middlemore Hospit…

댓글 0 | 조회 620 | 2021.09.11
The Ministry of Health is confirming that three people who presented to Middlemore Hospital in recent days have tested positive for COVID-19.The follo… 더보기

23 community cases of COVID-19; one new case …

댓글 0 | 조회 983 | 2021.09.11
There is a slight increase in today’s numbers. As we have said previously, some volatility is likely at this stage as we expect some changes in the nu… 더보기

COVID-19 case confirmed after hospital ED vis…

댓글 0 | 조회 763 | 2021.09.10
The Ministry of Health is confirming a person who presented to Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department today has tested positive for COVID-19.The f… 더보기

13 community cases of COVID-19; two new borde…

댓글 0 | 조회 312 | 2021.09.09
Cases Number of new community cases: 13 *Number of new cases identified at the border: Five (two plus three historical)Location of new cases: Auckland… 더보기

Revaluation 2021: Everything you need to know

댓글 0 | 조회 710 | 2021.09.08
Updated property values for all properties in the Auckland region will hit mailboxes, inboxes and online in December 2021.We are proud of the rigorous… 더보기

15 community cases of COVID-19; one new case …

댓글 0 | 조회 882 | 2021.09.08
8 SeptemberCasesNumber of new community cases15Number of new cases identified at the borderOneLocation of new casesAucklandLocation of community cases… 더보기

2021 Mayoral Conservation Awards open for env…

댓글 0 | 조회 116 | 2021.09.08
The 2021 Mayoral Conservation Awards are an opportunity to acknowledge the significant effort made by mana whenua, communities, landowners, youth, and… 더보기

21 community cases of COVID-19; one case stil…

댓글 0 | 조회 438 | 2021.09.07
CasesNumber of new community cases: 21. There’s one additional case which is yet to be classified as either a community case or a border case. This is… 더보기

Karangahape Road records retail high before b…

댓글 0 | 조회 756 | 2021.09.06
Before the current lockdown, figures from Marketview ranked Karangahape Road the highest performing Business Improvement District (BID), for the last … 더보기

20 community cases of COVID-19; three new cas…

댓글 0 | 조회 935 | 2021.09.06
6 September 2021CasesNumber of new community cases20Number of new cases identified at the borderThree (and one historical)Location of new casesAucklan… 더보기

New Variation of Conditions application form …

댓글 0 | 조회 1,109 | 2021.09.06
Visa processing update From next week, some staff will be in most of Immigration New Zealand’s offices receiving and processing priority temporary vis… 더보기

20 community cases of COVID-19; four new case…

댓글 0 | 조회 673 | 2021.09.05
CasesNumber of new community cases: 20Number of new cases identified at the border: FourLocation of new cases: AucklandLocation of community cases (to… 더보기

Board commits to Puhinui plan

댓글 0 | 조회 415 | 2021.09.04
The Puhinui Regeneration Strategy: Te Whakaoranga o te Puhinui, has been endorsed by Manurewa Local Board and Auckland Council will be one of its foun… 더보기

20 community cases of COVID-19; one death; tw…

댓글 0 | 조회 613 | 2021.09.04
There are 20 new community cases of COVID-19 to report today, all in Auckland.Sadly, today we are reporting the death last night in North Shore hospit… 더보기

28 community cases of COVID-19; four new case…

댓글 0 | 조회 444 | 2021.09.03
As part of the now established rhythm of providing information about the current cluster, the Ministry of Health’s daily 1pm statement will focus on t… 더보기

A joined-up design proposed to complete Queen…

댓글 0 | 조회 369 | 2021.09.03
Responding to Aucklanders’ feedback, Auckland Council will deliver the last three stages of the Wai Horotiu Queen Street Project in one cohesive desig… 더보기

49 community cases of COVID-19; four new case…

댓글 0 | 조회 540 | 2021.09.02
As part of the now established rhythm of providing information about the current cluster, the Ministry of Health’s daily 1pm statement will focus on t… 더보기

75 community cases of COVID-19; one new case …

댓글 0 | 조회 721 | 2021.09.01
As part of the now established rhythm of providing information about the current cluster, the Ministry of Health’s daily 1pm statement will focus on t… 더보기

Widespread flooding across west and north-wes…

댓글 0 | 조회 370 | 2021.09.01
Thunderstorms and heavy rain in the early hours of this morning has caused widespread flooding across west Auckland and west Rodney, in the Henderson,… 더보기

49 additional community cases of COVID-19; 1 …

댓글 0 | 조회 837 | 2021.08.31
There are 49 new cases of COVID-19 in the New Zealand community today, all in Auckland. This brings the total number of cases in the community outbrea… 더보기

Government's clarification opens the door for…

댓글 0 | 조회 498 | 2021.08.31
The government has issued clarification on the rules around fishing, and it is now ok to dip a line at your local river or lake during all alert level… 더보기

After a 'ruff' year, it’s time to register yo…

댓글 0 | 조회 316 | 2021.08.31
They’ve been your constant companion through what has been a rough year. Loyal and faithful, staunch, and fun; now it’s your turn to reciprocate.Auckl… 더보기

Clinicians reminded to be aware of myocarditi…

댓글 0 | 조회 325 | 2021.08.30
The COVID-19 Vaccine Independent Safety Monitoring Board (CV-ISMB) has advised the Ministry of Health to ensure that healthcare professionals and cons… 더보기

53 community cases of COVID-19; 1 new case an…

댓글 0 | 조회 1,232 | 2021.08.30
There are 53 new cases of COVID-19 in the New Zealand community today. All 53 cases are in Auckland. This brings the total number of active cases in t… 더보기

Auckland Council warns Aucklanders to keep of…

댓글 0 | 조회 1,095 | 2021.08.30
Auckland Council is reminding Aucklanders that under Alert Level 4 restrictions they cannot use recreational facilities, including playgrounds, outdoo… 더보기

83 additional community cases of COVID-19; 2 …

댓글 0 | 조회 517 | 2021.08.29
There are 83 new cases of COVID-19 in the New Zealand community today; 82 are in Auckland, one is in Wellington who is a close contact of an existing … 더보기

Have your say on Auckland Light Rail

댓글 0 | 조회 448 | 2021.08.29
Auckland Light Rail are three-quarters of the way through their ambitious community engagement programme and have been impressed by the willingness of… 더보기

82 additional community cases of COVID-19; 1 …

댓글 0 | 조회 1,047 | 2021.08.28
There are 82 new cases of COVID-19 in the New Zealand community today; all are in Auckland. This brings the total number of cases in the community out… 더보기

New National portfolio allocations confirmed

댓글 0 | 조회 549 | 2021.08.28
Leader of the Opposition Judith Collins has today announced a minor reshuffle of the Opposition Shadow Cabinet following the retirement of Dr Nick Smi… 더보기

Moving mountains comes at a cost

댓글 0 | 조회 456 | 2021.08.28
In reserved decisions, the District Court has imposed significant fines in relation to two unlawful earthwork prosecutions under the Resource Manageme… 더보기

70 additional community cases of COVID-19; no…

댓글 0 | 조회 1,612 | 2021.08.27
There are 70 new cases of COVID-19 in the New Zealand community today; all are in Auckland. This brings the total number of cases in the community out… 더보기