Sewage spill
  • Monday 28 April 2008

Sunshine Coast Regional Council is warning residents to keep out of the water at Little Cove, Noosa, after a sewerage pipe failure this afternoon

Leakage from the damaged pipe at Park Road (near Little Cove Road) has now been contained however, spillage may have entered the popular swimming spot.

The cause of the problem is currently being investigated and will be repaired as soon as possible. Tankers are currently carting waste to the treatment plant to ensure no further contamination of the area.

The Environment Protection Agency has been notified and water testing is being conducted.

In the meantime, “no swimming” signs have been erected and testing of the water is taking place. Swimmers are being warned to stay out of the water at this location until the all-clear is given.