'Good' rating: bacterial levels are safe for bathing according to National Health & Medical Research Council guidelines.
- Shelley Beach.
Potential pollution sources and catchment use:
- urban stormwater
- reticulated sewerage system and pump stations
- sewer treatment plant outfall to Moruya River.
Pollution - mode of impact:
- via estuary with large volume discharge
- remote short outfall
- pollution from vessels at sea or in river.