Sydneysiders Listen Up: Your Local Beach Could Be Contaminated With Faecal Matter
Maybe it’s best to skip the morning swim today. Dozens of popular Sydney beaches are thought to be contaminated – exposed to pollutants (bacteria) due to stormwater and sewage overflows from recent heavy rain.
Scientists warn that more than 70 popular swimming spots in Sydney are polluted and warnings have been issued as experts say “avoid the water for at least 3 days”.
The warning, issued on February 9th, 2022 by Beach Watch stated; “As a precaution, swimming should be avoided due to the possibility of pollution.”