Current alerts affecting Port Phillip Bay and its associated water catchments    

Avoid water in Port Phillip Bay, Altona

Issued Friday, 16th April 2021 at 1:45 pm

EPA is investigating an oil substance discharging from a drain into Port Phillip Bay near Altona Yacht Club, Altona. Avoid contact with the water until further notice.

Avoid water at Stony Creek, West Footscray

Issued Friday, 9th April 2021 at 4:45 pm

EPA is investigating an oily substance in Stony Creek near Cala Street, West Footscray. Avoid contact with the water until further notice. 

PFAS risk assessment on fish in Maribyrnong River

Issued Tuesday, 7th May 2019 at 2:00 pm

EPA has conducted a risk assessment on levels of PFAS in fish caught from the Maribyrnong River. As a result EPA recommends anglers don’t consume fish caught from the Maribyrnong River upstream of Solomons Ford in Avondale Heights to Deep Creek at Bulla, and within all of Arundel Creek.

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Reviewed 19 April 2021