2021

2021

Blue-green algae red alerts update for the Lower Murray River

Algal alerts

Date published: 16 April 2021

New red alert warnings have been issued for the Murray River at Fort Courage, Euston Weir, Tooleybuc, and Moama. Other current red alerts in the lower Murray River extend from Merbein downstream to Fort Courage as well as at Mount Dispersion. As bloom conditions persist in the Murray River, WaterNSW will continue to monitor sites and report the results as they become available.

Blue-green algae red alert warnings lifted for Lake Brewster Regulator Channel

Algal alerts

Date published: 16 April 2021

The red alert blue-green algal warning for Lake Brewster Regulator Channel has been lifted following two consecutive algal sample results lower than red alert level. The site is now on green alert for blue-green algae.

Blue-green algal Red Alert for Burrinjuck Dam at Woolgarlo

Algal alerts

Date published: 15 April 2021

A Red Alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for the Burrinjuck Dam at Woolgarlo. Monitoring has shown that algae concentrations have increased.

Red Alert warning lifted at Toonumbar Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 15 April 2021

The Red Alert at Toonumbar Dam and downstream Iron Pot Creek has now been lifted.

Murrumbidgee valley’s major supply dams rising

Media release

Date published: 15 April 2021

WaterNSW is monitoring rising storage levels at the two major supply dams for the Murrumbidgee valley, as inflows persist.

Blue-green algae Red Alert warning lifted in the Murray River at Mildura

Algal alerts

Date published: 14 April 2021

The Red Alert warning (high level) for the lower Murray River at Mildura, including Mildura Marina, has been lifted. Sampling by WaterNSW and Lower Murray Water has shown a decrease in blue-green algal concentrations over the past two weeks at this location.

Blue-Green Algae Red Alert for Neimur River at Barham - Moulamein Rd

Algal alerts

Date published: 14 April 2021

A Red Alert level warning is currently in place for the Neimur River at Barham - Moulamein Rd. Visual observation of blooms had been reported and subsequent sampling has identified potentially toxic blue-green algae at the site.

Blue green algae Red Alert warning lifted at Windamere Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 09 April 2021

The previously issued high level algal warning (Red Alert) at Windamere Dam near Mudgee has been cleared.

Red Alert for blue-green algae at Lake Brewster Regulator Channel

Algal alerts

Date published: 06 April 2021

A Red Alert (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Lake Brewster at the Regulator Channel. The alert follows a laboratory analysis report indicating that blue-green algae are present.

All Red Alerts for blue-green algal lifted for Burrinjuck Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 06 April 2021

The Red Alert warnings for blue-green algae in Burrinjuck Dam have been lifted following favourable algal sample results. Burrinjuck Dam is now on amber alert for blue-green algae.

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