21 February 2018
Further water quality testing at the Bendigo freedom camping site beside Lake Dunstan has shown that E.Coli levels have now reduced to acceptable levels and there is no longer any risk to the public.
Group Manager of Crown Property, John Hook, said laboratory testing had given the all clear, and that warning signage had been removed.
"We’d like to thank everyone for their patience while we worked to determine the cause of the contamination and are pleased that pollution levels have now reduced sufficiently that the health warnings are no longer needed."
The source of the high bacteria levels was recently traced to pollution from ducks.
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