Surfside residents, please be aware that although there is no present risk for the public beach at Surfside, a No Contact with Water precautionary advisory has been issued by the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department for the areas of Oleta River State Park and the Haulover Inlet and Beach due to a sewer spill. The advisory entails avoiding recreational water activities such as swimming, fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding and boating. Emergency contractors are being mobilized to expedite repairs in the aforementioned areas.
To read the notice published by the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department, please refer to: Sewer spill results in No Contact with Water for Oleta River State Park, Haulover Beach and Intracoastal area
As of Friday, August 16, 2019, emergency contractors continue to work on repairing the broken waste-waster pipe which caused the sewer spill. The No Contact with Water Advisory is still in effect for the aforementioned areas. Please continue to avoid water activities in those areas. The latest press release from the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department can be found here: Emergency contractor to begin repairs tonight, No Contact with Water for Oleta River State Park, Haulover Beach and Intracoastal area remains in effect