Areas where swimming is banned include the locations of four outfalls
- Corong-Corong, El Nido Estero, Masagana and Cabugao.
'It was found that Bacuit Bay and Corong-Corong Outfall
are in a dreadful condition with one outfall
's fecal coliform level reaching more than 3.4 most probable number or 100 milliliters.
Upon requesting the task force to convene, Ano said Bacuit Bay and Corong-Corong Outfall
may "potentially" be closed from water activities to preserve the area and prevent the contraction of diseases.
The Wasa has been asked to establish an office at Outfall
'The chief minister has been informed that the health department wrongly claims that the Outfall
pumping station virus comes from other areas,' he said, adding that the time had come to accept faults and take bold decisions.
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced the commencement of the actual excavation of a 10km-long outfall
tunnel as part of Mesaimeer Pumping Station and Outfall
project that started in May last year.
But more likely, the website said, it could mean the outfall
pipeline has been extended further into the river.
As per media reports, approximately Rs 4.8 billion were allocated for the three projects of Right Bank Outfall
Drainage in the fiscal year 2017-18 but not even a single rupees was spent over it owing to disparity between Sindh and Federal government.
By the time the first ocean outfall
(Ipanema) was set up in 1975, there was not a specific regulation regarding the level of sewage treatment should have before being launched into the sea.
Last year a brown, foamy effluent was seen running into the stream, which is a tributary of the River Leven, and there were solid waste particles present in the water and around the outfall
Manx Utilities in the Isle of Man has installed a new sea outfall
pipe at Kirk Michael for the discharge of foul effluent from its treated waste water plant.