Pollution Incident Reporting

In the event of a pollution incident which involves serious actual or potential harm to the health or safety of human beings or to ecosystems, the Team Leader for Water and Wastewater must immediately notify the following agencies:

EPA Environment Line 131 555
NSW Health 1300 555 555 (Pager 149 377)
WorkCover 131 050
Ballina Shire Council Environmental Health Officer 6686 4444 (w) 6626 6954 (ah)
Fire & Rescue 000

Depending on the circumstances of the incident, Ballina Shire Council will also consider contacting the following as soon as practical:

Affected neighbours  
Marine Park Authority 6652 3977
NSW Shellfish Program Manager  
NSW Shellfish Richmond River Coordinator  
Oyster Farmers  
Cape Byron Maine Park Authority 6620 9300
Fisheries 1800 043536
Life Guards  
Chemical supplier  
Aboriginal Land Council  
Police 6681 8699
Office of Water 6627 0100
Water Extraction License Holders (McGuires Creek)  


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