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Sewage overflows into harbour at Petone after leak at pumping station

Press Release – Hutt City Council
A small leak at the Regent Street pumping station in Petone resulted in a sewage overflow near Petone Wharf this morning.

The overflow location was into the harbour at Victoria Street.

Urgent works are underway to repair the leak and in the meantime it is being contained with an on-site storage truck and suction pump.

Environmental sampling has been taken.

Health warning signs have been put up and the public are requested to not swim, fish or collect shellfish in the area.

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