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% […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
Make sure you flush before you connect!The water treatment of Connolly Dam has been altered due to recent rainfall. The taste and smell have changed – smelling and tasting mostly of chlorine. For more info, visit the article here.
The boil water alert issued for Glade and Gowrie on Tuesday the 10th of February has been extended to include Maison Dieu. The cause of this water alert is due to high levels of turbidity and low levels of chlorine. To see the post for Glade and Gowrie, click here. To read the full article, […]
Both Glade and Gowrie of New South Wales have had a boil water alert issued for them following the recent rains. Residents and consumers are advised to boil all water that is to be consumed to avoid sickness. For more info on when to boil your water or the state of the water in these […]
Due to the elevated levels of uranium in the water supply the water of Billimari, NSW has been declared not safe to drink. Boiling or filtering water will not make it safe to drink. Consumers are urged not to drink, freeze, cook, or brush with the water. For more information on the state of the […]
Due to the recent rainfall around Wellington, the Dubbo City Council has issued a boil water alert for the town. The high turbidity has affected the water quality, making it unsafe to drink. For more information on when to boil water or the nature of the water alert, click here.