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Tuross Main Beach

Rating

4 star rating

'Good' rating: bacterial levels are safe for bathing according to National Health & Medical Research Council guidelines.

Location

  • Tuross Main Beach - 200m south of Tuross Head (via walkway from toilets).

Potential pollution sources and catchment use

  • urban stormwater
  • onsite sewerage management systems in upper catchment
  • reticulated sewer system and pump stations
  • intense cattle grazing and rural land-use.

Pollution - mode of impact

  • via estuary with large volume discharge
  • pollution from vessels at sea and in estuary.