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Current alerts affecting Port Phillip Bay and its associated water catchments:

  • Issued Thursday, 13 July 2017 AT 3:00 PM

    Water from a fire has spilled into Merlynston Creek in the vicinity of Maffra Street, Coolaroo. EPA is working with waterway managers to manage water quality. The creek drains into the Jack Roper Reserve Lake downstream. Fish deaths were reported in the Lake on 19 July 2017, EPA is investigating and Melbourne Water will remove fish on 20 July 2017. Avoid contact until further notice.

  • Issued Tuesday, 11 July 2017 AT 4:00 PM

    An oil spill has been reported at Barakee Drain near Firth Road, Moorooduc. EPA is investigating and Melbourne Water are conducting a clean-up. Avoid contact until further notice.

  • Issued Wednesday, 18 January 2017 AT 8:30 AM

    A blue-green algal bloom is affecting Lake Carramar, Patterson Lakes. People and pets are advised to avoid contact as it may cause skin irritation. If contact does occur, wash with clean water.

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