2019

2019

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Williams River at Clarence Town

Algal alerts

Date published: 04 December 2019

A recreational Red Alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for the Williams River at Clarence Town Caravan Park in the Hunter region.

Catchment fires pose no risk to Warragamba water quality at this time

Media release

Date published: 03 December 2019

Fires burning in Sydney’s catchment do not pose a risk to water quality in WaterNSW dam storages at this time.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Mildura Weir Pool on the Murray River

Algal alerts

Date published: 03 December 2019

The Murray Sunraysia Regional Algal Coordinating Committee today issued a red alert (high alert) warning for blue-green algae in the Murray River at the Mildura Weir, from the Lock 11 Weir Pool to Bruce’s Bend boat ramp. This declaration of a red alert follows testing undertaken by local water authorities. Levels of blue green algae in other sections of the river continue to fluctuate.

WaterNSW responds to ABC TV report (Sunday, 1 December) concerning water quality at Cataract and Cordeaux dams

Media release

Date published: 02 December 2019

By not incorporating important information made available by WaterNSW, last night's ABC report failed to portray the safeguards and expertise that protect Sydney's drinking water quality at its source.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Lake Wetherell Site 3, upstream from Menindee

Algal alerts

Date published: 27 November 2019

A red alert level warning (high alert) for potentially toxic blue-green algae has been issued for Lake Wetherell Site 3 upstream from the Menindee Lakes.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Toonumbar Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 27 November 2019

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

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Burrendong Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 26 November 2019

A Red Alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Burrendong Dam located in the Central West region near of Wellington.

Hume Dam crest roadway to re-open temporarily

Media release

Date published: 22 November 2019

WaterNSW is advising the public that the crest roadway over Hume Dam will re-open to public access on 25 November following the successful completion of the first phase of maintenance work.

Safety concerns behind Toonumbar boat ramp closure

Media release

Date published: 15 November 2019

WaterNSW is advising the public that the boat ramp used to access the dam storage for leisure craft will be closed until further notice, citing safety concerns.

Red Alert warning for blue-green algae lifted for the Lachlan River at Corrong

Algal alerts

Date published: 14 November 2019

The Red Alert warning at Corrong in the Lachlan River has been lifted following two consecutive results below red alert levels.

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