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Yarra Watch – Water Quality Forecast

Yarra Watch season is now closed and will reopen in December 2016

Avoid swimming after rain. Please remember It is illegal to swim downstream of Gipps Street, Abbotsford. Kew at the Chandler Highway represents the urban site where it is legal to swim.

Water Quality Forecast Key

Good

Suitable for swimming

Fair

May not be suitable for swimming

Poor

Not Suitable for swimming

N/A

Forecast data unavailable

Healesville

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Kew

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Launching Place

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Warrandyte

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Forecasting

Between December 1st 2015 and April 10th 2016, Yarra Watch forecasts for 4 sites along the Yarra River are issued twice a day. Good predicts that recreational water quality is suitable for swimming, Fair means that recreational water quality is good but could be affected by rainfall particularly if the site is close to a stormwater outlet, and Poor is a warning which means you should avoid contact with the water. Forecasts are also available on Twitter.

More information

Program Partners

Department of Environment and Primary Industries Environmental Protection Agency Melbourne Water