Blue-Green Algae

Warnings and public alerts

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Cairn Curran Reservoir

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Dartmouth Dam

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Greens Lake

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Hepburns Lagoon

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Hume Dam

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

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Kangaroo Lake

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Kow Swamp

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Laanecoorie Reservoir

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Lake Boga

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Lake Buffalo

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Lake Charm

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Lake Eildon

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Warning

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.

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 click here

For further information on blue-green algae see our Frequently Asked Questions.

 

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Nagambie Waterways and Goulburn Weir

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Warning

Lake Nagambie/Goulburn Weir - Turner Island Backwater East - near Kirwans Bridge

Warning

Goulburn-Murray Water is warning the public to avoid contact with water in Turner Island east backwater near Kirwans Bridge after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.

There is no current warning for the other waters of Nagambie Lakes however as a precaution GMW recommends the public avoid any scums should they appear.

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

Click here to download a map of the Turner Island Warning Area.

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Lake Nillahcootie

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Lake William Hovell

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Little Lake Charm

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Newlyn Reservoir

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Racecourse Lake

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First Reedy Lake

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Middle Reedy Lake

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Third Lake

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Torrumbarry Weir

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Recently Removed

Tullaroop Reservoir

Recently Removed

A warning is no longer current for Tullaroop Reservoir.

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Waranga Basin

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Warning

Yarrawonga Weir/Lake Mulwala

Warning

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

Warning signs have been placed at major recreational areas.

For further information on the warning click here.

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

Caution

Murray River

Caution

Water NSW have issued warnings (Red Alerts) for various parts of the Murray River.

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

Goulburn-Murray Water have issued a warning for Yarrawonga Weir/Lake Mulwala, see above/below for further details.

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Central Goulburn Irrigation Area Channels

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Loddon Valley Irrigation Area Channels East of the Loddon River

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Murray Valley Irrigation Area Channels

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Broken Creek

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Torgannah Lagoon

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Rochester Irrigation Area Channels

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Shepparton Irrigation Area Channels

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West Loddon Water District

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Tungamah Water District

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Normanville Water District

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East Loddon Water District

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Tresco Irrigation District

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Woorinen Irrigation District

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Nyah Irrigation District

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Cockatoo Lagoon

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Warning

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 blue-green algae see our Frequently Asked Questions.

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Gunbower Creek

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Loddon River Kerang Weir

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Little Murray River

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Macorna Main Channel System

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - National Channel

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - No 1 Lagoon

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A warning is no longer current for the No. 1 Lagoon.

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - No 2 Lagoon

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - No 3 Lagoon

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Warning

Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - No 4 Lagoon

Warning

Goulburn-Murray Water is warning the public to avoid contact with water in the No. 4 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 blue-green algae see our Frequently Asked Questions.

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Part of the No. 7 Channel

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - No.1 Channel

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Pyramid Creek System

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Taylors Creek

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Torrumbarry Irrigation Area - Taylors Lagoon

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Last Updated

21 February 2020

Next Expected Update

28 February 2020

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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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More detailed Information on Blue-green Algae