Flood affected roads in the Shoalhaven.
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Water pollution usually occurs as a result of human activities and is the contamination of water bodies, including:
Water pollution is the introduction of any matter into or onto water, whether solid, liquid or gas, so that the physical, chemical or biological condition of the water is changed.
Water pollution can be caused by:
People may use the same polluted river water for:
Each of these situations may cause harm to people and the environment and is problematic.
If you are concerned that a water pollution incident has occurred or is very likely to occur, report it to:
All water pollution enquiries will be investigated immediately or as soon as practicably possible.
Last updated on 04 August 2020
Nowra City Administration Centre36 Bridge Rd, Nowra NSW 2541
Ulladulla Branch Office14 Deering St, Ulladulla NSW 2539
Shoalhaven City Council acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land in which we live and work and their continuing cultural connections to land and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging for they hold the memories, culture, traditions and hopes of the future.