Red Alert warning lifted for Angourie Blue Pool near Yamba

Red Alert warning lifted for Angourie Blue Pool near Yamba

23 March 2020

The Red Alert for Angourie Blue Pool near Yamba has now been lifted.

Recent sampling by Clarence Valley Council has shown a significant reduction in levels of blue-green algae in the Blue Pool.

As the Red Alert has been lifted there are no longer any restrictions on recreational activities in the Blue Pool, as previously advised.

The Green Pool remains at Red Alert and recreational users are still advised to avoid all contact with the water. Clarence Valley Council will continue regular monitoring.

Blue-green algae occur naturally and can reproduce quickly in favourable conditions where there is still or slow-flowing water, abundant sunlight and sufficient levels of nutrients.

Updates about blue-green algae blooms and red level warning areas can be obtained by visiting – http://www.waternsw.com.au/algae or calling 1800 999 457.

Media Contact – Tony Webber – 0428 613 478

General Enquiries – Hannah Took – 0436 653 394

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