Canning and Swan River algal bloom warning

Public Notice 9 April 2020

The Department of Health is continuing its warning for the toxic Alexandrium algal bloom in the Swan and Canning Rivers.

  • Swan River from Pelican Point, Crawley to the South of Perth Yacht Club, Applecross and upstream to Middle Swan Bridge, Middle Swan
  • Canning River from the South of Perth Yacht Club and upstream to Kent Street Weir

Alexandrium toxins can cause paralytic shellfish poisoning and cooking will not destroy these toxins. For more information visit Department of Health.

Department of Health

  • Phone 9222 4222