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  1. Groundwater

    09 Apr 2019

    Groundwater quality varies across Victoria; in some areas, groundwater is not suitable for use...

  2. Water quality in tanks, bores and dams

    09 Apr 2019

    Make sure your private drinking water supply is safe...

  3. Harmful algal blooms

    26 Dec 2018

    Some types of blue-green algae produce toxins that can harm humans and animals when swallowed, inhaled or touched. People and pets should not enter the water at locations affected by blue-green algae...

  4. Beaches and water quality

    07 Nov 2018

    Water quality of natural water sources, such as beaches and rivers, can vary greatly. Keeping a lookout for poor water quality (such as water that is discoloured, murky or smells unpleasant) will help...

  5. Water from natural resources

    07 Sep 2018

    Drinking untreated water, such as creek water, bore water and sometimes even rainwater can lead to illnesses including gastroenteritis...

  6. Cleaning up ash after a fire

    18 Jan 2018

    After a fire, many homes may be affected by ash residue from smoke. This ash can be harmful, particularly for children or people with heart or lung conditions. This factsheet has tips and advice for...

  7. Wood fires and breathing problems

    09 Oct 2017

    The smoke from wood fires can affect air quality and may affect people's health...

  8. Swimming - keeping the water clean

    18 Sep 2017

    There are simple steps for all visitors to follow to keep pool water clean for healthy swimming...

  9. Air pollution

    15 May 2017

    Around 75 per cent of Melbourne?s air pollution is caused by vehicle emissions...

  10. Greywater - recycling water at home

    09 Sep 2016

    When handled properly, greywater can be safely reused for the garden...