Red Alert warning lifted at Copeton Dam

Red Alert warning lifted at Copeton Dam

09 July 2019

The Red Alert at Copeton Dam has now been lifted following consecutive results below red alert levels across all lake sites.

Blue-green algae concentrations have decreased over the past few of weeks within the storage with only small numbers of potentially toxic species remain. Downstream samples continue to be very low in blue-green algae concentrations.

As the Red Alert has been lifted there are no longer any restrictions on recreational activities in the lake.

Updates about blue-green algae blooms and red level warning areas can be obtained by visiting –

Media Contact: Tony Webber – 0428 613 478


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