Weekly Reports

Black Mountain Beach 24 March 2017

Zone Status: Open

Algae Status: Medium

Bacteria Levels: Open

Restrictions

No restrictions apply.

While this area remains Open, there is an increased risk due to blue green algae.

Some susceptible individuals may experience skin irritations, hay fever-like symptoms or flu-like symptoms after contact with affected water. Water users should shower after water contact and avoid submersion.

Ongoing advice from ACT Health is that swimming should be avoided for several days after periods of rain as bacteria can be strongly influenced by such events.

Other Data

Sample Date:  20 March 2017

Temperature: 21.5 °C

The Lake Burley Griffin Algae and Bacteria Results Table can be found here.

Central Basin 24 March 2017

Zone Status: Open

Algae Status: Low

Bacteria Status: Open

Restrictions

No restrictions apply.

Ongoing advice from ACT Health is that swimming should be avoided for several days after periods of rain as bacteria can be strongly influenced by such events.

Other Data

Sample Date:  20 March 2017

Temperature: 21.0 °C

The Lake Burley Griffin Algae and Bacteria Results Table can be found here.

East Basin 24 March 2017

Zone Status: Open

Algae Status: Low

Bacteria Status: Open

Restrictions

No restrictions apply.

Ongoing advice from ACT Health is that swimming should be avoided for several days after periods of rain as bacteria can be strongly influenced by such events.

Other Data

Sample Date: 20 March 2017.

Temperature:  20.0 °C

The Lake Burley Griffin Algae and Bacteria Results Table can be found here.

Ferry Terminal 24 March 2017

Zone Status: Open

Algae Status: Low

Bacteria Status: Open

Restrictions

No restrictions apply.

Ongoing advice from ACT Health is that swimming should be avoided for several days after periods of rain as bacteria can be strongly influenced by such events.

Other Data

Sample Date:  20 March 2017

Temperature: 21.0 °C

The Lake Burley Griffin Algae and Bacteria Results Table can be found here.

Lotus Bay 24 March 2017

Zone Status: Open

Algae Status:  Low

Bacteria Status: Open

Restrictions

No restrictions apply.

Ongoing advice from ACT Health is that swimming should be avoided for several days after periods of rain as bacteria can be strongly influenced by such events.

Other Data

Sample Date: 20 March 2017

Temperature: 23.0 °C

The Lake Burley Griffin Algae and Bacteria Results Table can be found here.

Weston Park East 24 March 2017

Zone Status: Open

Algae Status: Medium

Bacteria Status: Open

Restrictions

No restrictions apply.

Ongoing advice from ACT Health is that swimming should be avoided for several days after periods of rain as bacteria can be strongly influenced by such events.

Other Data

Sample Date: 20 March 2017.

Temperature: 21.5 °C

The Lake Burley Griffin Algae and Bacteria Results Table can be found here.

Weston Park West 24 March 2017

Zone Status: Open

Algae Status: Medium

Bacteria Status: Open

Restrictions

No restrictions apply.

While this area remains Open, there is an increased risk due to blue green algae.

Some susceptible individuals may experience skin irritations, hay fever-like symptoms or flu-like symptoms after contact with affected water. Water users should shower after water contact and avoid submersion.

Ongoing advice from ACT Health is that swimming should be avoided for several days after periods of rain as bacteria can be strongly influenced by such events.

Other Data

Sample Date: 20 March 2017.

Temperature: 22.0 °C

The Lake Burley Griffin Algae and Bacteria Results Table can be found here.

Yarralumla Bay 24 March 2017

Zone Status: Open

Algae Status: Low

Bacteria Status: Open

Restrictions

No Restrictions apply.

Ongoing advice from ACT Health is that swimming should be avoided for several days after periods of rain as bacteria can be strongly influenced by such events.

Other Data

Sample Date:  20 March 2017

Temperature: 22.5 °C

The Lake Burley Griffin Algae and Bacteria Results Table can be found here.

Yarralumla Beach 24 March 2017

Zone Status: Open

Algae Status: Medium

Bacteria Status: Open

Restrictions

No restrictions apply.

Ongoing advice from ACT Health is that swimming should be avoided for several days after periods of rain as bacteria can be strongly influenced by such events.

Other Data

Sample Date: 20 March 2017

Temperature: 22.5 °C

The Lake Burley Griffin Algae and Bacteria Results Table can be found here.