Alert removal for Darebin Creek

Taking a water sample from a water supply pipe underneath a footpath

Please be advised that following two alerts for Darebin Creek have now been removed:

  • A milky coloured discharge from a stormwater drain was reported in Darebin Creek upstream and downstream of Plenty Road, Kingsbury. EPA investigated but a source of the discoloured water could not be identified. No further reports of discoloured water have been received.
  • Foam was been reported at Darebin Creek downstream of Bell Street, Heidelberg West. Recent train has dispersed the foam and no further reports have been received.

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.

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