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Healthy waterways information sheets - Enjoying our waterways safely

The standard of waterways in Australia is generally very good, with our waterways suitable for recreational activities most of the time.

However, there is a strong link between rainfall events and the health of our waterways. Rainfall can wash pollutants into our waterways causing certain areas to become unsuitable for recreation.

Use your best judgment (and our top tips) to keep safe while enjoying our waterways.

Download the following information sheets for more information:

Healthy waterways brochure: Monitoring recreational waterways in South East Queensland (PDF 1mb)

Healthy waterways fact sheet: Top tips for enjoying our waterways safely (PDF 1mb)

View our community service announcement about recreational water quality, prepared by Healthy Waterways in conjunction with City of Gold Coast.

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