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Sydney’s Redleaf beach pool evacuated, closed for long weekend after sewage found in water

Beachgoers have been evacuated from the water at popular Sydney beach Redleaf after it was discovered that it had been contaminated with overflowing sewage from a public toilet.

Beachgoers were evacuated from the Double Bay beach, also known as Murray Rose Pool, about 12.45pm on Saturday, with security officials and Sydney Water telling people to get out of the water.

Officials checking the water at Redleaf Beach on Saturday.

Officials checking the water at Redleaf Beach on Saturday.Credit:Laura Chung

Swimmers have also been advised as a precaution to avoid taking a dip at nearby Parsley Bay beach, in Vaucluse, which may also have been polluted by sewage.

Sydney Water officials were on-site at Redleaf on Saturday, where they took samples of the water for testing.

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