Alternative Water Supply – Filtered Water available at Wentworth and Pooncarie

May 29, 2024 6:42 am in by

The Lower Darling River has been under Red Alert for Blue Green Algae since February this year.

This Red Alert advises water users not to consume or wash in the water without appropriate treatment.

The persistence of Blue Green Algae in the Lower Darling River is now at a duration that alternative supplies such as rainwater is running critically low for some properties.

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Alternative water supply locations will be available within the hours of 8am to 4pm at the following standpipes:

Wentworth Standpipe (near the corner of Beverley and Arthur Streets).

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Pooncarie Standpipe (near the corner of McKinley and Mallara Streets).

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