2020

2020

Blue-green algae Red Alert for the Namoi River downstream Keepit Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 13 March 2020

A Red Alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for the Namoi River downstream Keepit Dam located 40km North-East of Tamworth.

Blue-green algae Red Alert Downstream from Merbein on the Murray River to Fort Courage

Algal alerts

Date published: 12 March 2020

A new red alert level warning (high alert) is in place for a 40 km section of the Murray River below Merbein and includes the locations of Wentworth and Fort Courage. The red alert issued for the Psyche Bend to Merbein section of the river remains current.

All Red blue-green algae warnings lifted for all Lake Cargelligo sampling sites

Algal alerts

Date published: 12 March 2020

All Red Alert warnings for blue-green algae from Lake Cargelligo has been lifted. Most sampling sites in Lake Cargelligo are now on amber alert for blue-green algae.

Water arrives in the Menindee Lakes

Media release

Date published: 12 March 2020

The parched and cracked Menindee Lakes in Western New South Wales are rejoicing after the first major river flow since 2016 wet soil that has been dry for years, ending a prolonged period of no-inflows.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Harrington Park Lake in Harrington Park

Algal alerts

Date published: 10 March 2020

A recreational Red Alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Harrington Park Lake in Harrington Park near Camden, south of Sydney. Sampling by Camden Council has shown high numbers of a potentially toxic species and lower numbers of a second potentially toxic species.

Blue green algae Red Alert warning lifted downstream from Yarrawonga Weir/Lake Mulwala

Algal alerts

Date published: 06 March 2020

The previously issued high level algal warning (Red Alert) for sites downstream from Yarrawonga Weir/Lake Mulwala has been cleared.

Red Alert warning for blue-green algae lifted for the Sandy Creek arm in Wyangala Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 05 March 2020

The Red Alert warning for the Wyangala Dam Sandy Creek arm (site DWYA02), has been lifted following two consecutive laboratory analysis results below red alert level. The Sandy Creek Arm is now on Green alert for blue-green algae.

Red blue-green algae warnings lifted for two Lake Cargelligo sampling sites (Outlet at Lake Creek and Town water Supply)

Algal alerts

Date published: 04 March 2020

The Red Alert warnings for blue-green algae at Lake Cargelligo Outlet at Lake Creek and Lake Cargelligo Town Water Supply has been lifted following two consecutive results below red alert level. While these two sites are now on amber alert, there is still a red alert warning in place for Lake Cargelligo at the Boatshed.

Blue-green algae Red Alert Psyche Bend downstream to Merbein on the Murray River

Algal alerts

Date published: 04 March 2020

A red alert level warning (high alert) is in place for a 20 km section of the Murray River between Psyche Bend and Merbein.

Dam inflows vary, but quarter of NSW still in ‘intense drought’

Media release

Date published: 02 March 2020

Several dams hardest hit by the ongoing drought in New South Wales have experienced welcome reprieve with recent rainfall resulting in the first inflows in years and a minor increase to dam levels.

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