Situated 4 kms west of Tumbarumba, Mannus Lake is a popular location for recreational fishing, boating, walking and bird watching and brings tourism and economic benefits to the local area. The capacity of the dam is 2350 ML.
Tuesday 17 December 2019 - Blue-Green Algae Red Alert for Mannus Lake
Snowy Valleys Council has issued a blue-green algae Red Alert for Mannus Lake and warning signs are in effect at key recreational areas around the lake.
WaterNSW advises people not to enter the water, not to drink untreated water or bathe in water drawn from the lake or creek while the red alert level warning is in place. Livestock owners should monitor stock water supplies and remove stock from waters where surface scum is visible or blue-green algae is suspected.