Blue green algae detected at local lake

Blue-green algal bloom confirmed at Harrington Park Lake

A blue-green algal bloom has been confirmed at Harrington Park Lake. Precautionary signs have been installed around the lake and will remain in place while weekly monitoring of the water quality is carried out to determine when the concentration of blue green algae is at a safe level.

The community is advised that human and animal contact with the water in the lake should be avoided. This includes drinking, swimming, boating and fishing.

For more information, or to ask any questions, contact Council’s Sustainability Team on 4654 7777 or