NORTHERN Grampians Shire Council has advised Walkers Lake is now safe for recreational use.
The water was subject to ongoing testing after the discovery of a severe blue-green algae bloom in November 2019.
Following a fishkill event in early February, council conducted testing on the lake water alongside an assessment by Fisheries Victoria and Environmental Protection Authority.
Results of the testing have come back within acceptable levels.
Northern Grampians Shire Council Mayor Murray Emerson said the reopening of the lake was great news.
"It is a shame that conditions at Walkers Lake led to the fishkill event but it's wonderful to announce the lake is back open for business and the water is safe again," he said.
Warning signs will be removed from the lake in the coming days.
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