Current alerts affecting Port Phillip Bay and its associated water catchments 

Avoid water at Eastern Beach swimming enclosure, Geelong

Issued Monday, 6th September 2021 at 9:00 am

Dredging to remove seagrass is occurring in the swimming enclosure at Eastern Beach, Geelong. Avoid contact with the water until further notice.

Dredging at St Kilda Pier, St Kilda

Issued Thursday, 2nd September 2021 at 11:35 am

Parks Victoria is undertaking dredging around the St Kilda Pier for one to three weeks. Avoid contact with beach water or sand if it looks discoloured.  

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 16 September 2021