2020

2020

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Chaffey Dam storage

Algal alerts

Date published: 28 February 2020

A Red Alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Chaffey Dam located 30 km South East of Tamworth.

Red Alert warning lifted for Harrington Park Lake

Algal alerts

Date published: 27 February 2020

The Red Alert for Harrington Park Lake in Harrington Park near Camden has now been lifted. Recent sampling by Camden Council has shown significant reductions in levels of blue-green algae in this, and other lakes across the region.

324 pump restrictions lifted in Namoi, Border Rivers

Media release

Date published: 25 February 2020

WaterNSW is advising that a NSW Government temporary pump restriction has been lifted for general security access licences in the Border Rivers and Upper and Lower Namoi water sources.

Red Alert warning lifted for Toonumbar Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 24 February 2020

The Red Alert for Toonumbar Dam west of Kyogle has now been lifted. Sampling by WaterNSW dam staff has shown significantly reduced levels of blue-green algae at both sampling points on the dam. It is now at Green Alert with regular monitoring still in place.

Blue-green algae red alert issued for Hume Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 24 February 2020

A red alert level warning (high alert) has been issued for Hume Dam. Water quality monitoring by WaterNSW indicates the presence of high levels of potentially toxic cyanobacteria.

Barwon-Darling flows a blessing for towns, farmers

Media release

Date published: 21 February 2020

Persistent heavy rain events across the state’s north-west continue to generate the best natural flow in the Barwon-Darling river system since the floods of 2016.

Red Alert warning for blue-green algae lifted for the Abercrombie River arm in Wyangala Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 21 February 2020

The Red Alert warning for the Wyangala Dam Abercrombie River arm (site DWYA05), has been lifted following two consecutive laboratory analysis results below red alert level.

Rain generates small inflows into Central West dams

Media release

Date published: 19 February 2020

Recent storms and rain events across the Central West have generated small but welcome inflows into the region’s two major supply dams, with inflows continuing.

Red Alert warning lifted for the Redbank Weir

Algal alerts

Date published: 19 February 2020

The red alert warning for blue-green algae at Redbank Weir in the Murrumbidgee River has now been lifted.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Malpas Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 18 February 2020

Barwon-Regional Algae Coordinating Committee (B-RACC) has issued a Red Alert (high alert) for blue-green algae warning for Malpas Dam on behalf of Armidale Regional Council. Malpas Dam is located approximately 10km South East of Guyra.

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