2020

2020

Blue green algae Red Alert warning lifted at Lake Ainsworth in Lennox Head

Algal alerts

Date published: 23 January 2020

A Red Alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been lifted for Lake Ainsworth in the North Coast region following sampling by Ballina Shire Council.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for the Macintyre River at Lake Inverell

Algal alerts

Date published: 23 January 2020

A red alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for the Macintyre River at Lake Inverell. Recent sampling by WaterNSW has shown high levels of a potentially toxic species. Inverell Shire Council have installed warning signs in key locations.

324 restriction lifted for users upstream of Bathurst

Media release

Date published: 22 January 2020

WaterNSW is announcing that a NSW Government temporary pump restriction to preserve flows in the northern river valleys for towns and stock and domestic supply has been lifted for unregulated users upstream of Bathurst.

Red Alert warning for blue-green algae lifted for the Wyangala Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 22 January 2020

The Red Alert warning for two areas in the Wyangala Dam has been lifted following two consecutive results below red alert levels. Wyangala Dam is now on Amber alert for blue-green algae.

Red Alert warning lifted for Saltwater Creek Outlet to Rainbow Beach near Port Macquarie

Algal alerts

Date published: 21 January 2020

The Red Alert for Saltwater Creek Outlet to Rainbow Beach in Bonny Hills, south of Port Macquarie, has now been lifted. Sampling by Port Macquarie Hastings Council has shown significantly reduced levels of blue-green algae. The site is now at Green Alert with regular monitoring still in place.

Red Alert warning lifted for Lake Lyell near Lithgow

Algal alerts

Date published: 21 January 2020

The Red Alert for Lake Lyell has now been lifted. Sampling by Energy Australia has shown significantly reduced levels of blue-green algae. The site is now at Amber Alert with fortnightly monitoring still in place.

Blue green algae Red Alert warning lifted at Windamere Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 20 January 2020

The Central West Regional Algal Coordinating Committee (CW-RACC) today announced that the previously issued Red Level algal warning (high alert) at Windamere Dam has been downgraded to Amber Level (medium alert).

WaterNSW monitoring rain: Greater Sydney, regional NSW

Media release

Date published: 17 January 2020

WaterNSW is monitoring the results of the rain event taking place across many areas of the Greater Sydney drinking water catchment and large areas of regional NSW.

324 temporary pump restrictions for northern valleys

Media release

Date published: 17 January 2020

WaterNSW is announcing a NSW Government temporary pump restriction to preserve flows in the northern river valleys for towns and stock and domestic supply.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Lake Ainsworth Lennox Head

Algal alerts

Date published: 17 January 2020

A recreational red alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Lake Ainsworth in Lennox Head, north of Ballina. Sampling by Ballina Shire Council has shown high levels of Microcystis aeruginosa and genetic testing has revealed it has potential to produce toxins.

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