Gold Coast City Council under investigation after major sewage spill into Albert River



About 350 million litres of raw sewerage spilled into a Gold Coast river over a three month period.

A Queensland council is under investigation by the state government after at least 350 million litres of raw sewage spilled into a Gold Coast river.

The equivalent of about 140 Olympic swimming pools of effluent matter spilled into the Albert River at Yatala before the leak was detected by Gold Coast City Council and repaired earlier this month.

The council confirmed the spill was caused by a broken pipe that could have been leaking since January.

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