Lake Wallace — Blue Green algae update

Water quality improves on the lakeThe Blue Green Algae situation at Lake Wallace has improved,however Lake Lyell has now been placed on an amber alert.
Nanjing Night Net

Lake Lyell is now showing signs of Blue Green Algae with an amber alert being put in place in the latest results published by the NSW Office of Water.

LakeWallace on the other hand is showing signs of improvement.

“The red alert at Lake Wallace has subsided and if one more week of improved results occurs, the restriction on contact with the water is likely to be lifted,”Lithgow City Council Mayor, councillor Maree Statham said.

“However, Lake Lyell isnow at amber alert level.

“Whilethis does not preclude recreational use, itshould be at the users’ discretion.”

“Weekly sampling continues and an updated alert status will be provided asresults come to hand.”

More information on algae alerts is available from the algal information linemaintained by the NSW Office of Water, at 1800 999 457 or the NSW Office ofWater web page at http://www.water.nsw.gov.au

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