Blue-Green Algae

Warnings and public alerts

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Warning

North Central - Loddon River Basin

Cairn Curran Reservoir

Warning

Goulburn-Murray Water is warning the public to avoid contact with water in Cairn Curran Reservoir after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.

Due to the high levels of blue-green alge detected the warning will not be removed prior to the Australia Day weekend.

Warning signs have been placed at major recreational areas.

It is recommended that alternative supplies for stock drinking be used.
Stock and pets should be kept away from the water.
Watering of edible garden plants should be avoided.

For further information on the warning see our Frequently Asked Questions.

No Alerts

North East - Murray River Basin

Dartmouth Dam

No Alert

No Alerts

Goulburn Broken - Goulburn River Basin

Greens Lake

No Alert

Warning

North Central - Loddon River Basin

Hepburns Lagoon

Warning

Goulburn-Murray Water is warning the public to avoid contact with water in Hepburns Lagoon, the Hepburns Race and Bullarook (Birch) Creek downstream of the Hepburns Race (Smeaton).

It is recommended that alternative supplies for stock drinking be used.
Stock and pets should be kept away from the water.
Watering of edible garden plants should be avoided.

For further information on the warning see our Frequently Asked Questions.

No Alerts

North East - Murray River Basin

Hume Dam

No Alert

For further information phone the NSW algae hotline on 1800 999 457 or visit the Water NSW website.

No Alerts

North Central - No. 7 Channel System

Kangaroo Lake

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - Kow Swamp System

Kow Swamp

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - Loddon River Basin

Laanecoorie Reservoir

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - No. 7 Channel System

Lake Boga

No Alert

No Alerts

North East - Ovens River Basin

Lake Buffalo

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - No. 7 Channel System

Lake Charm

No Alert

No Alerts

Goulburn Broken - Goulburn River Basin

Lake Eildon

No Alert

Warning

North Central - Campaspe River Basin

Lake Eppalock

Warning

Goulburn-Murray Water is warning the public to avoid contact with water in Lake Eppalock after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.

The warning is current for the entire lake as all areas are affected.

Due to the high levels of blue-green alage detected the warning will not be removed prior to the Australia Day weekend.

Warning signs have been placed at major recreational areas.

It is recommended that alternative supplies for stock drinking be used.
Stock and pets should be kept away from the water.
Watering of edible garden plants should be avoided.

For further information on the warning see our Frequently Asked Questions.

No Alerts

Goulburn Broken - Goulburn River Basin

Lake Nagambie/Goulburn Weir

No Alert

No Alerts

Goulburn Broken - Broken River Basin

Lake Nillahcootie

No Alert

No Alerts

North East - Ovens River Basin

Lake William Hovell

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - No. 7 Channel System

Little Lake Charm

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - Loddon River Basin

Newlyn Reservoir

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - No. 7 Channel System

Racecourse Lake

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - No. 7 Channel System

Reedy Lake

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - No. 7 Channel System

Middle Lake

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - No. 7 Channel System

Third Lake

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - Murray River Basin

Torrumbarry Weir

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - Loddon River Basin

Tullaroop Reservoir

No Alert

No Alerts

Goulburn Broken - Goulburn River Basin

Waranga Basin

No Alert

No Alerts

North East - Murray River Basin

Yarrawonga Weir

No Alert

No Alerts

North East - Murray River Basin

Murray River

No Alert

For further information phone the NSW algae hotline on 1800 999 457 or visit the Water NSW website.

No Alerts

Goulburn Broken

Central Goulburn Irrigation Area Channels

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central

Loddon Valley Irrigation Area Channels

No Alert

No Alerts

North East

Murray Valley Irrigation Area Channels

No Alert

No Alerts

Goulburn Broken - Broken River Basin

Broken Creek

No Alert

No Alerts

North East

Torgannah Lagoon

No Alert

No Alerts

Goulburn Broken

Rochester Irrigation Area Channels

No Alert

No Alerts

Goulburn Broken

Shepparton Irrigation Area Channels

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central

West Loddon Water District

No Alert

No Alerts

Goulburn Broken

Tungamah Water District

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central

Normanville Water District

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central

East Loddon Water District

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central

Tresco Irrigation District

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central

Woorinen Irrigation District

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central

Nyah Irrigation District

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - Gunbower Creek System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Cockatoo Lagoon

No Alert

Warning

North Central - Gunbower Creek System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Gum Lagoon

Warning

Goulburn-Murray Water is warning the public to avoid contact with water in Gum Lagoon after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.

It is recommended that alternative supplies for stock drinking be used.
Stock and pets should be kept away from the water.
Watering of edible garden plants should be avoided.

For further information on the warning see our Frequently Asked Questions.

No Alerts

North Central - Gunbower Creek System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Gunbower Creek

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Loddon River Kerang Weir

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - Kow Swamp System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Marcorna Main Channel System

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - National Channel System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - National Channel

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - National Channel System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - No 1 Lagoon

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - National Channel System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - No 2 Lagoon

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - National Channel System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - No 3 Lagoon

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - National Channel System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - No 4 Lagoon

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - No. 7 Channel System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - No. 7 Channel

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - Gunbower Creek System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - No.1 Channel

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - Kow Swamp System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Pyramid Creek System

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - National Channel System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Taylors Creek

No Alert

No Alerts

North Central - Gunbower Creek System

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Taylors Lagoon

No Alert

Last Updated

19 Jan 2018

Next Expected Update

25 Jan 2018

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Know the Facts

When a warning has been issued for high levels of blue-green algae make informed decisions on water usage.

Frequently Asked Questions

GMW Blue-Green Algae FAQs online

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