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Yarra Watch keeps you informed about water quality at four sites along the Yarra River. The daily forecasts mean you can make informed decisions about where to swim.

EPA and Melbourne Water launched the Yarra Watch program in 2005. This was in response to public concern about the health of the Yarra River.  

Melbourne Water collects water samples at sites every week during summer. This sampling provides a clear picture of the quality of the water.

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About Yarra Watch

Yarra Watch historical data

Middle Yarra weekly condition ratings 2011–13

Middle Yarra weekly E.coli results 2011–13

Lower Yarra weekly condition ratings 2011–13

Lower Yarra weekly E.coli results 2011–13

Upper Yarra weekly condition ratings 2011–13

Upper Yarra weekly E.coli results 2011–13

Reviewed 28 October 2019