Beach-goers have been warned approximately entering the sea in certain areas of Devon after sewers overflowed because of recent rain. Surfers Against Sewage has issued the warning on its great water map, which goals to focus on beaches and waters which have been stricken by pollution incidents. Sewage discharges were pronounced at numerous beaches across the vicinity, and other warnings are in place relating to the chance of reduced water exceptional. The Surfers Against Sewage interactive map allowing humans to check the water first-rate close to them has issued the following alerts.
Salcombe South Sands
Pollution Alert: Storm sewage has been discharged from a sewer overflow in this area within the beyond 48 hours. A sewer overflow discharges to the Combe Stream without delay at the back of the seashore even as every other discharge some 450m away in the Salcombe Estuary. Located inside the Kingsbridge Estuary facing east is a small, sandy beach subsidized through cliffs with a small movement going for walks down its center. This place is covered with the aid of Pollution Risk Forecasting.
Pollution Alert: Storm sewage has been discharged from a sewer overflow on this place within the past forty-eight hours. Goodrington is a popular sandy seaside resort making up a part of the Devon Riviera subsidized with the aid of Goodrington Park Gardens with rock pools at low tide. There is one sewer overflow discharging at once onto the seashore in the center of Goodrington, even as any other discharges 500m upstream inside the Goodrington Stream that then meets the sea closer to the southern stop seaside. This region is included by way of Pollution Risk Forecasting.
Pollution Alert: Storm sewage has been discharged from a sewer overflow in this vicinity inside the past 48 hours. Paignton Sands is an extended (800m) sandy lodge seaside with a harbor at the southern end and a pier to the north. There are two sewer overflows located on Paignton Sands – one at the southern quiet of the seashore and any other offshore harbor. This area is protected via Pollution Risk Forecasting.
Paignton Preston Sands
Pollution Alert: Storm sewage has been discharged from a sewer overflow on this area within the past forty-eight hours. Preston Sands is a large, famous sandy beach subsidized through a large metropolis green and the metropolis of Preston. A sewer overflow discharges on the northern quit of the seaside from the Preston Green Attenuation Tank.
Pollution Risk Warning: Bathing is now not counseled nowadays due to the probability of reduced water quality. Shaldon is positioned on the west aspect of the Teign estuary dealing with the east to Teignmouth. It is a sandy seashore, 1.3km in period next to the metropolis of Shaldon. There is a sewer overflow on the alternative facet of the estuary, some 220m away. This region is included using Pollution Risk Forecasting.
Pollution Alert: Storm sewage has been discharged from a sewer overflow in this place within the beyond forty-eight hours. Small sand and rock seaside placed at the bottom of tall crimson cliffs, Holcombe is an isolated seashore backed via cliffs and a railway line. A sewer overflow discharges into the Holcombe Stream 40m upstream of the seaside. Water first-class also can be impacted by using diffuse pollution.