Hilltops Council advise that an environmental incident has occurred in the form of a sewer overflow in Young. This overflow was contained as much as possible, however, unfortunately some of this discharge released into Burrangong Creek.
Council have reported the incident to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), and have contained the affected area whilst working with the EPA to prevent any further public health risk.
Council continues to monitor the area. Safety signage and fencing are now in place.
The EPA continue to advise Council in regard to ongoing clean up actions.
Sarah Karaitiana 0418 755 092