2020

2020

Blue green algae Red Alert warning for the Murray River at Buronga and Mildura

Algal alerts

Date published: 01 April 2020

A high-level algal warning (Red Alert) has been issued for the Murray River at Buronga and Mildura. The red alert previously issued for downstream Merbein pump station to Lock 9 remains current. This declaration of a red alert follows testing undertaken by WaterNSW. Levels of blue green algae in other sections of the river continue to fluctuate.

Blue green algae Red Alert warning for the Gulpa Creek at Mathoura and the Edward River at Deniliquin

Algal alerts

Date published: 01 April 2020

A high-level algal warning (Red Alert) has been issued for the Gulpa Creek at Mathoura and the Edward River at Deniliquin.  This declaration of a red alert follows testing undertaken by WaterNSW.

Blue green algae Red Alert warning for the Murray River at Corowa, downstream from Yarrawonga Weir and Cobram

Algal alerts

Date published: 01 April 2020

A high-level algal warning (Red Alert) has been issued for the Murray River at Corowa, immediately downstream from Yarrawonga Weir and at Cobram. The red alert previously issued for Picnic Point and Tocumwal remains current. This declaration of a red alert follows testing undertaken by WaterNSW. Levels of blue green algae in other sections of the river continue to fluctuate.

Blue-green algae Red Alert warning for Manilla River at Barraba has been cleared.

Algal alerts

Date published: 01 April 2020

The previously issued Red Alert level warning (high alert) for toxic blue-green algae has been cleared for the Manilla River at Barraba.

Blue green algae Red Alert warning for Picnic Point on the Murray River

Algal alerts

Date published: 31 March 2020

A high-level algal warning (Red Alert) has been issued for Picnic Point on the Murray River.

Lower Darling releases start as Pamamaroo continue

Media release

Date published: 27 March 2020

WaterNSW has commenced releasing water from weir 32 into the Lower Darling, a return to continuous river flows for the first time since December 2018, as large volumes of water continue pouring into Lake Wetherell.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Our Response

Media release

Date published: 27 March 2020

WaterNSW is taking an informed, risk-based and balanced approach to the evolving COVID-19 scenario.

Red Alert warning lifted for the Hunter River upstream of Glenbawn Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 26 March 2020

The Red Alert for the Hunter River upstream of Glenbawn Dam has now been lifted.

Blue-green algae Red Alert warning for Chaffey Dam storage has been cleared.

Algal alerts

Date published: 24 March 2020

The previously issued Red Alert level warning (high alert) for toxic blue-green algae has been cleared for the Chaffey Dam storage located 30km South-East of Tamworth. Monitoring by WaterNSW shows that algae numbers have decreased.

Blue green algae Red Alert warning for Murray River at Tocumwal

Algal alerts

Date published: 23 March 2020

A high-level algal warning (Red Alert) has been issued for Tocumwal on the River Murray. This declaration of a red alert follows the weekly testing undertaken by WaterNSW. Levels of blue green algae in other sections of the river continue to fluctuate.

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