Alert removal for Darebin Creek

milky discouloured water coming from a drain into Darebin Creek
Please be advised that an alert relating to discolouration in Darebin Creek, upstream of Ford Street, Thornbury has now been removed.

Two burst mains caused milky discoloured water to enter the Darebin Creek, upstream of Ford Street, in Thornbury. These two mains have since been repaired by Yarra Valley Water. No reports of discoloured water in Darebin Creek have been received since Monday 23rd of March.

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.