Alert removal for the Maribyrnong River

oily sheen coming out of a rectangular concrete drain into the Maribyrnong River

The alert issued on 1 August for Maribyrnong River, Maribyrnong has been removed due to no further public reports and recent rain dispersing pollutants. The pollution report was investigated by an EPA Officer, but the source could not be located.

To find out how you can help prevent pollution going into our creeks and rivers check out the How you can help page on this website.

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.