2020

2020

Red Alert warning lifted for Richmond River at Casino

Algal alerts

Date published: 05 February 2020

The Red Alert for the Richmond River at Casino has now been lifted. Sampling by Richmond Valley 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 blue-green algae at Lake Cargelligo Outlet

Algal alerts

Date published: 03 February 2020

The Red Alert warning for Lake Cargelligo Outlet at Lake Creek has been lifted following two consecutive results below red alert level. Lake Cargelligo Outlet is now on Amber alert for blue-green algae.

Blue-green algae Red Alerts for Burtundy and Ellerslie

Algal alerts

Date published: 03 February 2020

A red alert level warning (high alert) has been issued on the Darling River at Burtundy and Ellerslie.

Blue-green algae Red Alerts for Angourie Blue and Green Pools in Angourie near Yamba

Algal alerts

Date published: 03 February 2020

A recreational Red Alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Angourie Blue and Green Pools in Angourie, south of Yamba. Sampling by Clarence Valley Council has shown high levels of potentially toxic species in both pools.

324 pump restrictions extended for northern valleys

Media release

Date published: 31 January 2020

WaterNSW is advising that a NSW Government temporary pump restriction to preserve flows in the northern river valleys will be extended to 17 February.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Darling River at Louth

Algal alerts

Date published: 30 January 2020

A red alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Darling River at Louth.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for the Hunter River upstream of Glenbawn Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 28 January 2020

A recreational Red Alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for the Hunter River upstream of Glenbawn Dam. Sampling by WaterNSW has shown significant levels of a variety of potentially toxic species.

Pump restrictions lifted for Peel high security and unregulated use on Mooki and Quirindi systems

Media release

Date published: 26 January 2020

WaterNSW is announcing that a NSW Government temporary pump restriction to preserve flows in the northern river valleys is being lifted immediately for high security licence holders in the Peel valley, and for unregulated access in the Mooki River and Quirindi Creek.

Red Alert warning lifted for Commissioners Waters extending to Blue Holes near Armidale

Algal alerts

Date published: 24 January 2020

The blue-green algal Red Alert for Commissioners Waters extending to Blue Holes near Armidale has now been lifted. Sampling by WaterNSW has shown significantly reduced levels of blue-green algae.

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.

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