One of the reasons these spills are so common is
because of the unstable nature of the cargo. So make sure if you are transporting any of the below you secure the load especially when taking
Spills mostly originate from road users,
accidents or illegal dumping.
The risks include damage to the environment by materials
entering the waterways and/ or creating
a hazard for other road users.
Below is a list of vehicle spills that happen
installs devices in the stormwater network which contain the pollution and
prevent it from entering rivers, creeks and the bay. These intercept
the water born pollution and prevent it from entering the waterways.
During and after
on the road can present a serious hazard to road users.
Who to call- reporting a spill
Road related spills – Vicpol 000
Park / playground or open drains - CoGG 5272 5272
What we do
Spills are cleaned by absorbing the oil with a
coconut fibre or sand. drivers need to slow down and drive to the prevailing
road and weather conditions.
Small spills that enter our waterways can be prevented
using long floatable absorbent pollution booms along with absorbent pads. These
are installed on drainage outlets on drainage outlets after being notified of a