Current alerts affecting Port Phillip Bay and its associated water catchments:
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 AT 1:00 PM
A hydrocarbon spill has occurred in the Yarra River at Walmer St, Abbotsford. A multi-agency response is currently underway to contain and clean-up the spill. EPA is investigating. Please avoid all contact with the Yarra River downstream of Dights Falls until further notice.
Friday, 24 November 2017 AT 10:00 AM
An algal bloom is affecting Edwardes Lake in Reservoir. Although the bloom is not thought to be harmful, people are advised to avoid contact as it may cause skin irritation. If contact does occur, wash with clean water.
Following a fire north of the water-body a fish death has occurred in Edgars Creek near Broadhurst Ave, Reservoir. A multi-agency clean-up is underway. Please avoid all contact until further notice.