Blue-green algae warnings removed for Waranga Basin and multiple irrigation areas

Friday 21 April, 2017

Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) has removed the blue-green algae warnings for Waranga Basin, Central Goulburn channels 7, 8 and 9, Rochester Irrigation Area, Loddon Valley Irrigation Area, East Loddon Water District and West Loddon Water District following a significant decline in blue-green algae levels.

GMW will continue to undertake regular water quality monitoring and if blue‑green algae reach levels deemed unsafe by national health guidelines a warning will be issued.

Keep up to date with current blue-green algae warnings at or phone the GMW blue-green algae hotline on 03 5826 3785.

Customers are encouraged to call 1800 013 357 to register their mobile numbers and email addresses with GMW in order to receive timely information.

Blue-green algae warnings remain current for Lake Eppalock, Laanecoorie and Tullaroop Reservoirs and Hepburns Lagoon.

Customers are reminded that water supplied by GMW is not suitable for human consumption without first being properly treated.

For more information, go to our blue-green algae page or phone the blue-green algae hotline on 5826 3785.