Red Alert warning lifted at Toonumbar Dam

Red Alert warning lifted at Toonumbar Dam

18 June 2019

The red alert at Toonumbar Dam has now been lifted.

Sustained concentrations of blue-green algae over the past few months have subsided in recent samples. The lake is now at Amber Alert with weekly monitoring still in place. Downstream results have also shown a decrease in blue-green algae numbers.

As the red alert has been lifted there are no longer any restrictions on recreational activities advised.

Updates about blue-green algae blooms and red level warning areas can be obtained by calling 1800 999 457 or visiting –

Media Contact – Tony Webber – 0428 613 478


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