The CRD is warning about wastewater discharge near the Clover Point pump station. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

The CRD is warning about wastewater discharge near the Clover Point pump station. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Construction causes wastewater spill near Clover Point in Victoria

As a precaution, signs installed for one day near the spill

Swimmers and pets should steer clear of some waters off Victoria after a wastewater spill Thursday morning.

Construction at the Clover Point Pump Station resulted in an unplanned wastewater discharge from the short outfall the morning of May 7, according to a Capital Regional District notice.

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Waters affected are near Clover Point Park, between Cook Street and Hollywood Place and residents are advised to avoid entering the waters as the wastewater may pose a health risk.

As a precaution and in consultation with Island Health, beaches within the affected areas will be posted with public health advisory signs for one day.

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