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AustraliaFlesh-eating bacteria, rusty water… or something more sinister: Mysterious orangey-brown substance washes up in Sydney Harbour

04:05  07 december  2018
04:05  07 december  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Flesh-eating bacteria, rusty water… or something more sinister: Mysterious orangey-brown substance washes up in Sydney Harbour© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The EPA issued a $15,000 fine for Lendlease Engineering Pty Ltd in 2017, after 5,000 litres of iron-laden water was discharged from a stormwater tank at Barangaroo Reserve Strange-coloured water spotted at Sydney Harbour has led many to guess what the cause could be.

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The mysterious orangey-brown substance washed up in the sunny harbour at Sydney's Circular Quay on Friday morning.

The odd-coloured patch stood out clearly from the rest of the crystal blue water.

Someone took a photo of the strange phenomenon and posted it on Reddit, causing a flurry of people to guess what the cause could be.

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One person joked it was caused by 'flesh-eating bacteria'.

Another Reddit user guessed it could be caused by rust: 'Flushed rust from a drain. Could be from maintenance or high tide clearing it out,' they wrote.

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One person believed it to be the result of works by Sydney Water as part of their 'Refresh Woolloomooloo' project, which aims to reduce wet weather wastewater overflows to Woolloomooloo Bay.

The process involves separating wastewater and stormwater systems which are currently combined in a single pipe.

Construction for the project is ongoing until late 2019.

People also speculated whether the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) would issue a fine for the discolouration.

The EPA issued a $15,000 fine for Lendlease Engineering Pty Ltd in 2017, after 5,000 litres of iron-laden water was discharged from a stormwater tank at Barangaroo Reserve into Nawi Cove, Sydney Harbour.

The discharge resulted in a large orange plume being visible in Sydney Harbour near Nawi Cove, which is adjacent to Barangaroo, for several hours.

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