Lake Ainsworth water quality snapshot report
Lake Ainsworth is an important recreational and environmental asset and remains a key visitor destination within the Ballina Shire Council region.
Lake Ainsworth is categorised as a typical acidic freshwater coastal dune lake and covers an area of 12.4 hectares. It’s managed by NSW Crown Lands and the southern end reserve is managed by Ballina Shire Council.
The Lake is primarily used for swimming activities which is why the protection of the Lake’s water quality is imperative for all stakeholders as well as the local environment.
Ballina Shire Council has completed a preliminary investigation into the health of the water quality at Lennox Head’s Lake Ainsworth. The factsheet and full report below provides a summary of those findings. It also includes key outcomes and recommendations for the future.