Suspected events can be reported online or ring the Blue-green Algae Hotline (03) 5826 3785.
When a warning has been issued for high levels of blue-green algae make informed decisions on water usage by reading the G-MW blue-green algae fact sheets.
Scroll further down the page to find out the blue-green algae status of the specific waterbody or area you are interested in.
In addition to this web page, details on the current warnings can be obtained via the G-MW Blue-green Algae Hotline (03) 5826 3785.
Both the hotline and web page are updated as soon as new information is received. The Hotline can also be used to report a suspected outbreak of blue-green algae.
When a warning has been issued for high levels of blue-green algae the following fact sheets can be used to make informed decisions on water usage.
Fact Sheet 1 - What is blue green algae?
Fact Sheet 2 - Warnings and public alerts
Fact Sheet 3 - Common myths explained
Fact Sheet 4 - Recreation
Fact Sheet 5 - Stock and domestic water use
Fact Sheet 6 - Irrigation
Fact Sheet 7 - Houseboats
Read more information on blue-green algae.
When a warning is issued the following signs may be placed at major designated recreational areas such as boat ramps, picnic areas and toilet blocks:
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