Current alerts affecting Port Phillip Bay and its associated water catchments

Avoid contact with water at Rollerama Drain and Corio Bay, Norlane

Issued Friday, 19th April 2024 at 1:00 pm

A sewer spill is affecting Rollerama Drain and Corio Bay, nearby to St Georges Road, Norlane. Avoid contact with the water until further notice.

Avoid contact with water at Stony Creek, Spotswood

Issued Thursday, 18th April 2024 at 2:00 pm

EPA officers are investigating reports of a rainbow sheen within Stony Creek. The affected location is nearby to Stony Creek Reserve - Hyde Street, Spotswood. Avoid contact with the water until further notice.

Avoid contact with water at Launching Place, Yarra River

Issued Friday, 9th February 2024 at 10:20 am

EPA testing has confirmed unacceptable water quality at the Launching Place Yarra Watch site (Don Road Bridge, Launching Place). The exact location of poor water quality can be found by zooming in on the Launching Place pin on the Yarra Watch webpage map. Avoid swimming until further notice by EPA Victoria.

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 2024