Surf Beach

Rating: 1 star rataing.

'Bad' rating: bacterial levels indicate a substantially increased risk of illness to bathers.


  • Centre of Surf Beach.

Potential pollution sources and catchment use:

  • urban stormwater
  • reticulated sewerage system and pump stations
  • landfill leachate
  • Wimbie and Surf Beach creeks
  • sewer treatment plant outfall.

Pollution - mode of impact:

  • via intermittently flowing creek with low volume discharge (+ SW drainage pipe on north end)
  • public toilet on beach reserve
  • intermittently flowing creek (low volume)
  • remote effective ocean outfall
  • pollution from vessels at sea.