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‘Do Not Swim’ Notice Issued For Portmarnock’s Velvet Strand

27th July 2020
‘Do Not Swim’ Notice Issued For Portmarnock’s Velvet Strand

Fingal Council Council has issued a ‘do not swim’ notice for Velvet Strand in Portmarnock after a wastewater overflow this morning, Monday 27 July.

The overflow at a nearby pumping station followed heavy rainfall and resulted in a direct discharge at the popular North Co Dublin beach.

A scheduled sample was due to be taken today but the beach will remain closed to swimming until at least this Thursday 30 July.

Published in Marine Warning
MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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