Hot weather closes dam picnic sports around Perth ahead of Labour Day long weekend

Hot weather closes dam picnic sports around Perth ahead of Labour Day long weekend

THE Water Corporation has closed nine dams due to hot weather predicted this long weekend.

There is a fear that the movement of vehicles and use of barbeques could be a fire risk in National Park areas.

The dams will be closed from Saturday, March 4 and will reopen Tuesday, March 7.

Dams closed to the public include:

Mundaring Weir

Victoria Dam

Churchman Brook Dam

Canning Dam

Wungong Dam

Serpentine Dam

Serpentine Pipehead Dam

North Dandalup Dam

South Dandalup Dam