Alert removal for Darebin Creek


21/07/2015
foam in the water near the bank of Darebin Creek

A community pollution report alerted Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) to foam in the Darebin Creek, near Tyler Street in Reservoir. An EPA staff member investigated the foam but it had been washed away by the time they arrived. The foam was centred on a drain into the Darebin suggesting that a detergent or similar substance was running into the creek via the drain and causing the foam.

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Report pollution

The Victorian community has a vital role in protecting the environment. Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) relies on the community to report incidents of pollution, environmental hazard or other activities potentially harmful to the environment.

If you see, hear or smell pollution please report it to the EPA Pollution Hotline 1300 372 842 (1300 EPA VIC) or online.

More information about reporting pollution can be found on EPA’s website.