Current alerts affecting Port Phillip Bay and its associated water catchments
Avoid water in Moonee Ponds Creek, Strathmore
Issued Wednesday, 25th May 2022 at 10:40 am.
EPA officers are investigating a milky discharge which has entered Moonee Ponds Creek at Talbot Rd, Strathmore. The milky discharge stretches approximately 2 km. Avoid contact with water until further notice.
Avoid water in Gardiners Creek, Nunawading
Issued Saturday, 21st May 2022 at 3:50 pm.
EPA officers are investigating a green substance which has entered Gardiners Creek at Tynes Reserve, Nunawading. Avoid contact with water until further notice.
Avoid water in Laverton Creek
Issued Thursday, 19th May 2022 at 2:30 pm.
Avoid water in Cherry Creek and Cherry Lake
Issued Tuesday, 8th March 2022 at 2:30 pm. Updated Saturday 16th May 2022 at 10:30 am.
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.
Reviewed 25 May 2022