Recreational Water


Monitoring the Safety of Recreational Swimming Locations

Recreational water quality sampling is undertaken throughout the summer season. Four popular recreational swimming locations are monitored regularly from December through until March each year.

Testing is to ensure the water at these locations remain safe for public use and most importantly, human health.

If monitoring reveals that the quality of the water has been compromised in any way, investigations will commence. Relevant warnings will be issued, via signage at the sites and on the Meander Valley Council Website.

Recreational water sites being monitored include:

•             Meander River - Egmont Reserve, Birralee Road, Westbury

•             Liffey River – The Esplanade, off Louisa St, Bracknell

•             South Esk River – Lions Park, off Main Street, Hadspen

•             Lake Trevallyn – Blackstone Park Drive , Off Kelsey Rd, Blackstone

If I have any enquiries regarding Recreational Water Quality, whom should I contact?
Council's Environmental Health Officers are able to advise on Recreational Water Quality, contact 6393 5300



Recreational Swimming Locations



Westbury - Meander River, Egmont Reserve, Birralee Road



Bracknell - Liffey River, The Esplanade, off Louisa Street



Hadspen - South Esk River, Lions Park, off Main Street



Blackstone Heights - South Esk River, Blackstone Park Drive, off Kelsey Road

Meander Valley Council - Working Together
PO Box 102, Westbury, Tasmania 7303 : Tel: 03 6393 5300 : Fax: 03 6393 1474 : E:
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