Drought and increased temperature in the summer may result in an increase in the number of blue-green (Cyanobacteria) algal blooms across the state.

All water utilities are encouraged to manage these issues according to the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines fact sheets for blue-green algae and their toxins, and in collaboration with their local Public Health Unit and Regional Algal Coordinating Committee.

Current as at: Monday 1 May 2023
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