Alert removal Darebin Creek, Ivanhoe

Pollution occurring in Darebin Creek Ivanhoe

Community reports of pollution occurring in Darebin Creek near Abbott Street, Ivanhoe prompted Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) Officers to investigate.

The spill had stopped before officers arrived and a white discoloration was observed, impacting a 10 metre stretch of the creek. Officers commenced an investigation but were unable to locate the source. The discolouration is expected to have dissipated and EPA have not received any further reports about the incident.  

The Victorian community has a vital role in protecting the environment. 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.

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