Please be advised that Serpentine Falls is closed for swimming until further notice.

Water sampling detected a bacteria, Naegleria Fowleri, which can cause an infection known as Amoebic meningitis.

Amoebic meningitis is rare, but can be a fatal disease. Infection occurs where water is forced into a person’s nose at pressure from jumping, falling or diving into the water.

If you or someone you know has been swimming at Serpentine Falls and are experiencing any of these symptoms, please contact a medical professional.

If you are struggling with Amoeba / Naegleria Fowleri at your business more information is available here:

Experiencing Naegleria Challenges? Are you ready for Summer?

More information about Amoebic Meningitis is available on the Department of Health website.

https://www.healthywa.wa.gov.au/Articl…/…/Amoebic-meningitis

For further alert updates, please refer to the Parks and Wildlife Service webpage.

https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au/

Or contact the Parks and Wildlife Mundaring office on 9525 2128 or email mundaring@dbca.wa.gov.au