Alert removals - various


02/03/2015
Algal Bloom Altona

Please be advised we have now removed alerts for the following:

- A fuel spill from an abandoned motorcycle in Merri Creek, near Willowbank Drive, North Fitzroy. the motorbike was removed from Merri Creek and the oil that had leaked was successfully cleaned up.
- A water discolouration due to a non-toxic algae bloom at Altona Beach near Sarros St. The discolouration is no longer present.
- Reports of discoloured water in the Yarra River (South Yarra). The source of the sediment being discharged could not be identified. The plume dissipated quickly with the flow of the Yarra and there will be no further action taken.

The Victorian community has a vital role in protecting the environment. EPA relies on the community to report incidents of pollution, environmental hazard or other activities potentially harmful to the environment. If you see, hear or smell pollution please report it to the EPA Pollution Hotline 1300 372 842 (1300 EPA VIC) or online.

More information about reporting pollution can be found on EPA’s website.