Watch the wa­ter

Rotorua Weekender - - News -

Swim­ming af­ter heavy rain could make you sick, Toi Te Ora Pub­lic Health has warned. With heavy rain fore­cast for the Bay of Plenty and Lakes dis­tricts, the med­i­cal of­fi­cer of health ad­vised peo­ple to avoid swim­ming in streams, rivers, lakes, beaches and har­bour ar­eas up to 48 hours af­ter heavy rain. The pre­cau­tion would avoid di­ar­rhoea, vom­it­ing, skin in­fec­tions or ear in­fec­tions.

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