Articles of Interest

'Tweed water safe to drink but not for washing'

Written by Echonetdaily, 31/1/2020

Recent rains in the Tweed Shire has caused the water to appear dirty. This is caused because of the mineral content being washed into the river after a dry spell.

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'Popular Perth swimming hole closed after brain-eating bacteria find'

Written by Marta Pascual Juanolam from WAtoday, 15/1/2020

A commonly used swimming spot in Perth has been closed indefinitely. Since discovering a brain-eating bacteria in the water, authorities urge people to watch for symptoms of infection such as severe headaches, sore throat, and vomiting. If a person is infected, it can take the parasite as little as a day to two weeks before death.
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