Use Yarra Watch to check water quality at the Yarra River
Yarra Watch gives water quality forecasts for the Yarra River. This can help you make more informed decisions about where to swim.
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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.
Reviewed 28 October 2019