This is what you get when you have a dodgy ratbag for a Mayor

Aldo Miccio is a ratbag local politician and he has featured in more than a few posts here at Whaleoil.

The other day there was the news that the Council was spilling raw sewage into the ocean and now it has happened again.

Following Sunday’s sewage leak that saw 15,000 cubic metres discharged into the Nelson Haven, the city council has confirmed another spill yesterday afternoon.

A further break in the Atawhai Drive sewer main was discovered at 1.20pm near Miyazu Gardens and Whakatu Marae.

It is not known at this stage whether the cause of the two leaks are related. The cause of the leak will be determined once repairs are complete.

Miyazu Gardens remains open as normal and there is no danger to the public. 

The swim ban remains in place after Sunday’s first sewer main break, and the public is advised again not to swim or have water contact in the Haven area until further notice.

This includes collecting shellfish from the area, which is banned at all times.

Warning signs remain erected at the Haven and the ban will remain in force until the discharge is completely cleared.

The council will notify the public when the swim ban is removed.

The repair to Sunday’s sewer main break was completed at 4.30am on Monday.

Instead of trying to push through dodgy property deal perhaps the mayor might like to sort out the sewer system.

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