On Saturday between 7 and 9 pm the Big Creek Pump Station located at the Agate Beach Wayside on Oceanview Drive overflowed due to heavy rain. It is estimated that approximately 1200 gallons of sewage discharged to Big Creek. Big Creek discharges to the ocean at Agate Beach.
Please avoid contact with Big Creek for the next 24 hours to prevent increased health risk. Construction is currently underway on a replacement station with increased capacity to reduce future spills.
For more information or questions, please contact Newport Public Works at 541-574-3366