2018

2018

Blue-green algae red alert at Lostock Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 02 February 2018

A Red Alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Lostock Dam in the Hunter region.

Blue-green algae red alert at Split Rock Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 02 February 2018

A red alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for the water storage at Split Rock Dam near Tamworth.

Blue-green algae red alert at Raymond Terrace

Algal alerts

Date published: 01 February 2018

Port Stephens Council has issued a red alert for blue-green algal at Newline Road Wetland and Ross Wallbridge Reserve, Raymond Terrace, due to a bloom of potentially toxic blue-green algae Microcystis spp.

Mannus Lake algal red alert now on Tumbarumba Ck, Tooma River

Algal alerts

Date published: 24 January 2018

A red level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae on Mannus Lake near Tumbarumba has been extended to cover Mannus Creek downstream, Tumbarumba Creek and Tooma River at Tooma Road Bridge.

Tandure transfer to Wetherell next as Darling dries

Media release

Date published: 23 January 2018

WaterNSW could begin pumping water from Lake Tandure into Lake Wetherell as soon as March if the prevailing drought conditions continue to dry the Darling River.

Blue green algae red alert warning lifted at Copeton Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 18 January 2018

The Barwon Regional Algal Coordinating Committee today announced that the previously issued red level algal warning (high alert) at Copeton Dam has been downgraded to amber level (medium alert).

Blue-green algae red alert re-issued for Lake Brewster

Algal alerts

Date published: 15 January 2018

A red level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been re-issued for the Lachlan River at Lake Brewster, following an earlier red alert issued in December.

Oberon Dam picnic area open, playground closed

Community service announcement

Date published: 15 January 2018

WaterNSW is advising visitors to Oberon Dam that the popular park will remain open for picnics and day visits, while maintenance work is underway on the playground, which will be off limits.

Blue-green algae alert for Manus Lake, Manus Creek near Tumbarumba

Algal alerts

Date published: 12 January 2018

A red level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Manus Lake and downstream in Manus Creek in the vicinity of Tumbarumba. This algal warning would be expected to continue to move further downstream with water flow.

Pesticide use notice

Media release

Date published: 08 January 2018

As required under the Pesticides Regulation 2009 Water NSW gives notice of weed and pest control work by Water NSW or approved contractors in the following locations within the Sydney drinking water declared catchment:

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