Red Alert warning lifted at Toonumbar Dam

Red Alert warning lifted at Toonumbar Dam

15 April 2021

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

Blooms present in the lake have subsided over the past few weeks. The lake is now at amber alert with weekly monitoring still in place.

As the red alert has been lifted there are no longer any restrictions on recreational activities in the lake.

Updates about blue-green algae blooms and red level warning areas can be obtained by calling 1800 999 457 or visiting –

Media Contact – Tony Webber 0428 613 478 or Angela Davies 0467 947 426

General Contact – Dane Clarke – 0419 423 115


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