Environmental issues

Water

Beachwatch - harbour beaches

Overview

The Beachwatch Program for harbour beaches was established in November 1994 to monitor and report on the water quality at estuarine swimming locations in the Sydney region. This program was previously called Harbourwatch.

Scope

The program currently includes 55 sites and covers:

Daily pollution forecasts are produced for estuarine swimming areas in the Sydney region:

Pittwater daily pollution forecast

Sydney Harbour daily pollution forecast

Southern harbours daily pollution forecast

The forecasts are also available on Twitter (@BeachwatchNSW) and Facebook (Beachwatch NSW).

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Page last updated: 14 November 2013