Possible sewage discharge at River Tawe, Swansea

A discharge of what appears to be sewage coming from an unknown source is entering the River Tawe near Swansea City Centre. 

There are concerns this may affect the water quality on or of / in?? the river Tawe and Swansea Bay. As a precaution people are being advised by Swansea Council not to enter the water while the problem is ongoing.

As the bathing season (15 May to 30 September) has now come to an end, NRW’s monitoring of the water quality at the Swansea Bay designated bathing water, in front of the slip by the Guildhall has now stopped.

We are working with local agencies who are assisting to find the source of the pollution within the complex network of underground streams that drain into the river Tawe from the dense urban areas of the city.

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