With favourable weather conditions resulting in regular rain and increased cloud cover, LHM has managed in most cases to stay below closure level. While this may seem a positive improvement, the lake is still a long way from being healthy.
The view from the air over the weekend clearly shows the devastating effect the algal bloom has on LHM compared to other waterways. The BIG green that has been ongoing for the best part of a decade.
The consultants who are looking into feasibility “have worked through an number of options for Council”. Once this has been finalised, the next step is clearly effective and timely action by Council to implement.