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Sewer spills following weekend storm

Monday 1 February 2016

A total of four sewer spills have been confirmed following heavy rainfall over the weekend.

Sewer Pump Station 15 in Wildwood Court Merimbula was inundated and impacted on Yellow Pinch Creek and Back Lake, Merimbula.

Sewer Pump Station 3 in Cattle Bay Road Eden was also affected and impacted on Twofold Bay.

Other sewer spills impacted on the Pambula Rivermouth and Lake Curalo in Eden.

The spills occurred after sewer pump stations were inundated during the storm.

People are advised against swimming in affected areas and to await the results of samples taken at each site.

Council staff are assessing the situation and authorities and stakeholders have been informed.


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