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Published 23/12/2019

Minor sewer discharge from Eastbourne Sewer

Update 24 December 4.45pm

The Eastbourne leak has been contained and repairs are underway. Warning signs will remain in place for 2 days.
Due to a leak in a wastewater pipe, there is an intermittent discharge of wastewater into the harbour at Sunshine Bay, Eastbourne.

Warning signs are in place, please don’t swim in the area.

We’re working to find and repair the leak as quickly as we can.
At this stage we are unable to confirm the volume of the discharge. The affected pipe serves about 70 households in the area.

You can check the water quality in your favourite swimming spots on the LAWA map:

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