Friday, July 27, 2012

Sewage Spill Affects Nanaimo Waters

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Raw Sewage Spill Into Chase River
Immediate Bivalve Shellfish Closure

A mechanical failure at a pump station just south of Nanaimo has resulted in raw sewage being spilled for about 2 hours into the Chase River which drains into the Nanaimo River Estuary.

Effective immediately all harvest of bivalve shellfish is prohibited for any purpose in the areas shown on the above map.

Contact local Fisheries and Oceans office for updates and more information at 250-754-0230.

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