A precautionary boil water alert has been issued for Port Arthur due to microbial contamination. Authorities couldn’t confirm that the quality of the water met Australian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines, so Port Arthur is under a boil water notice until tests can be done after the Easter break. For the full article, click here.
The Moree Plains Shire Council urges residents to boil all water. The current conditions of the Barwon River have caused problems with the water treatments. It is advised to bring all drinking water to a rolling boil. To view the full article, visit here.
The Upper Hunter Shire Council have voted to keep water restrictions in place. Currently, they are on Level 2 restrictions, and are urged not to become complacent due to the recent rains. Mayor Maurice Collison says “Even before recent rains, residents have been doing really well, with water consumption in most towns dropping around 20% […]
A sample of water taken by the Branchville Water Department has tested positive for E. Coli, residents are being urged to boil all water that is to be consumed. Click here for more information.
Intense storms in and around Melbourne have caused water contamination in 88 suburbs. All residents have been told to boil all drinking water. To find out more information, including if you are affected, click here.
After drinking water samples tested positive for E. Coli in Jersey City, officials have declared a boil water alert. For more information, click here.
Due to recent heavy rains, the areas around Yass Dam (including Binalong and Bowning) have been issued by the Yass Valley Council. For more information, please click here.
Due to recent heavy rainfall in Scone, the Upper Hunter Shire Council have decided to issue a boil water alert. Residents and visitors are advised to boil all drinking water. For more info, click here.
Due to the recent heavy rains, the town of Coromandel has been placed under a boil water alert. The rains have resulted in very dirty water, causing tap water to be unsafe to drink. For more information, visit here.
Tully’s fifth boil water alert of the year was issued on the 19th. The city council advises all residents to boil all water that is to be consumed. For more info, click here.
Crews will be performing maintenance for the city water mains in Albion. An advisory boil water alert has been placed on parts of the town. To see if you are affected, click this link.
The recent heavy rains around Molong has driven to Cabonne Council to request all residents to boil their water until further notice. General manager, Brad Byrnes tells residents to “said bottled water or cool boiled water should be used for drinking, washing uncooked food, making ice, cleaning teeth, preparing baby formula, gargling and pets’ drinking […]