Sydney news: Pubs and shopping centre listed in coronavirus alert, WWII bomb found in Merrylands


Here’s what you need to know this morning.

COVID warning for Western Sydney venues

Three pubs and a shopping centre in Western Sydney have been added to a list of COVID-affected venues.

NSW Health issued alerts for the Village Tavern in Auburn, the Auburn Hotel and the Berala Hotel, as part of its investigation into the source of infection of a recently confirmed case.

Anyone who visited those venues at specific times between December 28 and January 14 is urged to get tested and self-isolate until they receive a negative result.

The state recorded zero locally acquired coronavirus infections in the latest reporting period.

Whole genome sequencing suggests seven cases reported over the weekend are linked to a growing cluster at Berala.

WWII explosive discovered

NSW Police evacuated residents as a precaution.(Dan Cox)

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has removed a World War II-era mortar bomb discovered on a Sydney street.

A Defence spokesman said the suspected unexploded projectile was discovered yesterday afternoon during an excavation at a home at Merrylands in Sydney’s west.

It is believed workers were digging for a new driveway when they uncovered the device.

NSW Police said residents nearby were evacuated and several streets were closed as a precaution.

The item was assessed by explosive specialists from the ADF and deemed safe to transport for later disposal.

Grants to boost Parramatta at night

Businesses in Parramatta in Sydney’s west are being urged to apply for grants to boost the night-time economy.

The City of Parramatta Council says a funding pool of $50,000 is available.

Mayor Bob Dwyer hopes the city will become a 24-hour hub, despite setbacks due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“We’re hoping through these grants we’re going to be supporting our local business community while bringing a host of new night-time offerings to our residents and visitors,” he said.

“So I obviously want to encourage any interested local businesses and groups and individuals to apply for these grants.”

Hazardous surf warning

A view of an ocean pool and Coogee Bay with huge waves, white, foamy water.
People are warned to avoid walking near surf-exposed areas.(Twitter: Lisa Garnham)

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a hazardous surf warning for much of the NSW coast, including Sydney.

Today’s conditions could be dangerous for rock fishing, boating and swimming in an area spanning from Coffs Coast in the north to the Eden Coast in the south.

There is also a strong wind warning from the Byron Coast to Batemans Bay, with a gale warning for Eden.

NSW Police Marine Area Command said people should consider staying out of the water and avoid walking near areas exposed to the surf.

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positive cases visit Burwood Westfield shopping centre; 11 new cases of COVID-19, four locally acquired; people coming from Brisbane must self-isolate


An array of stores at Burwood, in Sydney’s inner-west, have been added to an ever-growing list of locations visited by confirmed coronavirus cases as authorities continue to track down people potentially infected.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 visited the Artisaint Café at 60 Burwood Road on Wednesday 6 January between 10.30am and 11am, and Bing Lee at 103 Burwood Road between 11.25am and 11.40am.

Anyone who visited the venues between these times must get tested immediately and self-isolate until they receive further advice from NSW Health.
People in Burwood Park across the road from the Westfield shopping centre where infected COVID-19 patients visited this week. (9News)
Westfield Shopping Centre at Burwood was also visited by infected cases on Wednesday January 6 and Thursday January 7.

Anyone who visited the shopping centre between 11.45am and 1.30pm on Wednesday January 6, or between 1pm and 2pm on Thursday January 7 should monitor for symptoms and get tested if any arise.

The same advice applies to the following:

– Kmart Westfield Burwood Shopping Centre on January 6 between 11.45am and 12.15pm.

– House Westfield Burwood Shopping Centre on January 6 between 12.20pm and 12.30pm.

– Coles Burwood on January 6 between 12.40pm and 1.20pm, and January 7 between 1.20pm and 1.55pm.

– Artisaint Cafe Burwood on January 7 between 1.10pm and 1.20pm.

– Costume at Avalon Beach on December 31 between 2pm and 2.15pm.

Kmart Burwood
Kmart at Westfield Burwood Shopping Centre was visited by a an infected case on January 6, 2020. (9News)

Anyone who attended the previously announced venue must get tested immediately and self-isolate until a negative result is received.

Anyone in Merrylands West, Greystanes, South Wentworthville, Merrylands, Westmead, Wentworthville, Pendle Hill, Northmead, North Rocks, Parramatta or Constitution Hill are urged to monitor for symptoms after COVID-19 fragments were detected in sewage.

NSW records four new local cases

New South Wales has recorded four local cases of COVID-19 overnight.

Two were close contacts of the Berala cluster, one is connected to the Croydon cluster and the fourth case was announced yesterday and is connected to the Avalon cluster.

Seven cases were diagnosed in hotel quarantine.

More than 26,000 people were tested for the virus overnight and NSW Acting Premier John Barilaro issued a plea for more people to get tested.

Of the four locally acquired cases two cases are linked to the Berala cluster – a woman in her 50s and a teenage boy, both household contacts of previously recorded cases.

“Pleasingly the cases were in isolation for their full infectious period,” NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant said.

Another case is linked to the Croydon cluster, and is a child who was a close contact of a previously recorded case. They were also isolating for the full infectious period. There are now 11 cases in this cluster.

The man in his 40s from the northern zone of the Northern Beaches who tested positive yesterday remains under investigation.

“He was asymptomatic through his isolation and tested negative on three occasions through his isolation period,” Dr Chant said.

Authorities have not yet been able to identify the source of his infection.

“We are having a couple of test results pending on some more casual contacts, and we have issued some additional guidance in relation to some venue information.”

NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant.
NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant. (9News)

Despite this mystery case, people under lockdown in the northern zone of the Northern Beaches will still be able to leave their homes as of midnight on Sunday.

Health Minister Brad Hazzard said the government does have “reservations” about easing the lockdown due to the positive case in Avalon.

But, due to the response from local residents over the holiday period, Mr Hazzard said restrictions would be lifted as planned.

He said the northern part of the Northern Beaches will become part of Greater Sydney again at 12.01am on Sunday.

“And have the same rules applying to that area as applies for the rest of Sydney.”

Additionally, the lockdown restrictions being introduced in Queensland today will now apply for people who have travelled to NSW from the listed hotspot areas in Greater Brisbane.

From midday, people currently travelling from Brisbane to NSW from the hotspot locations will be required to abide by the three-day lockdown rules.

“By lunchtime, what we will be saying is clear, if you are in the midst of travelling from Brisbane as we speak to NSW and you come from those areas, we expect you to abide by the isolation rules that would have applied to you as if you were in Brisbane,” Mr Barilaro said.

“If you have visited Brisbane and you are on your way to NSW isolation rules will apply to you.

“If you are already in NSW and you have travelled to NSW from those locations since 12:01am on January 2, we expect you to stay isolated.”

However borders between NSW and Queensland will remain open despite the lockdown restrictions.

“At no point during this pandemic have we ever had a knee jerk reaction or treated the border like a light switch,” Mr Barilaro said.

“If you are driving over the border that is not going to be some border closure but please try to document exactly travel itinerary so that if something occurs and we get in touch, you are able to accurately give us your itinerary to help us minimise any impacts going forward.”

Greater Brisbane’s lockdown is in response to a cleaner testing positive to the UK strain of the virus, which is reported to be much more infectious.

This new mutation of the virus has also been detected in six returned travellers in NSW hotel quarantine.

Attention is also being turned to a new strain from South Africa which has now been identified in overseas travellers in the state.

Four overseas travellers have returned positive preliminary tests for the South African virus strain overnight.

The group has now been transported to another quarantine hotel and further testing is under way to confirm these results.

“As a precaution the 16 people who were accompanying that flight, have as a precaution moved to the Shah(sic.),” Dr Chant said.

“That is because there are concerns that this South African strain does share a similar mutation from the UK, but may be associated with increased transmissibility.

“That is why we are taking a very cautious approach there.

“The remaining two cases with the UK strain, and the four cases with a possible South African strain, receiving care…and will be cleared when they are assessed to be no longer infectious.”

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New owners for Port Washington shopping center – Long Island Business News


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The 188,109-square-foot Soundview Marketplace on Shore Road was acquired by Manhattan-based Sagamore Hill Partners and PEBB Enterprises from Boca Raton, Fla.


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Crowds near shopping centres have grown in Finnish capital region in December


THE CORONAVIRUS SITUATION and the restrictions and recommendations adopted to bring it under control have not halted the recent increase in crowds of people near major shopping centres in Greater Helsinki, reports Helsingin Sanomat.

The congregation of people near shopping centres is evident from statistics collected at the request of the newspaper by Telia, one of the leading mobile operators in Finland.

Collected by the operator on 5, 12 and 19 December, the mobile data indicates that crowds of people near shopping centres have continued to grow week after week in December. Shopping centres have nevertheless reported that their visitor numbers are expected to fall short of those in December 2019.

“The coronavirus situation is clearly having an impact on visitor numbers,” Olli Lehtoaro, the shopping centre director of Jumbo in Espoo, stated to Helsingin Sanomat on Tuesday. “Jumbo will have an estimated 20 per cent fewer visitors than last year in December.”

Jumbo has seen the number of people in its vicinity increase by 30 per cent since the start of the month.

Tiina Fågel, the shopping centre director of Kamppi Helsinki, said the centre has similarly seen its visitor numbers creep up this month but expects the monthly total to fall short of last year.

Christmas is the most significant season of the year for retailers, but this year it is unlikely to provide the industry with the infusion it needs. The Finnish Commerce Federation in November said it is unable to forecast what the season will be like for retailers.

The areas examined with the data encompass the shopping centres of Jumbo and Iso Omena in Espoo, and Forum, Itis, Kamppi and Stockmann in Helsinki. The analysis attempted to eliminate passers-by by limiting it to people who stayed in a small area for at least 20 minutes.

Aleksi Teivainen – HT



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Massive queues, no social distancing, limited mask wearing in Sydney shopping centres for Boxing Day


Massive queues, no social distancing and limited mask wearing were the highlight at shopping centres on Boxing Day as locals scrambled to get their hands on a bargain. 

Hundreds of shoppers flooded the malls in Western Sydney on Saturday, ignoring NSW Premier Gladys Berejikilian’s plea to stay at home and avoid Boxing Day sales in fear of another COVID-19 outbreak. 

Shocking scenes showed all rules were thrown out the window as an influx of people went about their day without remembering basic COVID safety rules.

Sydneysiders ignored NSW Premier Gladys Berejikilian’s plea to stay at home and avoid Boxing Day sales in fear of another COVID-19 outbreak (pictured at DFO in Homebush)

No social distancing was observed at DFO in Homebush in Sydney’s west during Boxing Day sales

Similar scenes were spotted in Parramatta Westfield's as shoppers went about their business ignoring COVID rules (pictured)

Similar scenes were spotted in Parramatta Westfield’s as shoppers went about their business ignoring COVID rules (pictured)

Queues snaking outside the door were spotted at DFO in Homebush in Sydney’s west on Saturday. 

Similar scenes were occurring in Parramatta Westfield’s as shoppers went about their business without socially distancing. 

In the CBD however it was a different story with very few shoppers making their rounds in Pitt St.

Barricades and security guards were set up along the shopping strip on Saturday morning in preparation for an influx of shoppers. 

In earlier years, there hasn’t been an inch of space in the city’s Pitt Street Mall with countless shoppers flooding in to pick up the best discounts. 

Things did take a turn toward the afternoon as more people flocked to the city to see what bargain they can get their hands on.  

Huge crowds of shoppers were spotted at Parramatta Westfields as people tried to get their hands on bargain or two (pictured)

A retail worker is seen waiting outside to welcome shoppers on Boxing Day in Sydney

A retail worker is seen waiting outside to welcome shoppers on Boxing Day in Sydney

Shoppers are seen around empty crowd control barriers at Pitt Street Mall on Boxing Day

Shoppers are seen around empty crowd control barriers at Pitt Street Mall on Boxing Day

Security are seen around empty crowd control barriers at Pitt Street Mall on Boxing Day

Security are seen around empty crowd control barriers at Pitt Street Mall on Boxing Day

Eager shoppers usually get to the doors as early as 6am to take part in the marathon shopping event but there were only a handful of people waiting outside retailer David Jones on Saturday morning.

Social distancing markers had been placed around stores to ensure a steady stream of customers were separated but most were not being used.

Ms Berejiklian on Christmas issued a stern warning to those thinking about heading to the Boxing Day sales. 

‘We’d prefer it if people did not go to the CBD tomorrow because then you have people from all over Sydney coming to the one location and it only takes one or two cases for it to then spread everywhere else – and we don’t want to see that happen.

‘I cannot stress enough how urgent the people to reduce their mobility, not to undertake any activity unless they absolutely have to and please avoid the CBD where you can.

‘If you must go to the CBD and you must go shopping, make sure you’re wearing a mask and are socially distancing.’

It seemed most residents followed her advice and although the crowds picked up as the day went on, it was a stark contrast to last year’s turnout.

Many shoppers were also seen without masks despite the government repeatedly suggesting they should be worn at all shopping centres.  

Security guards are seen waiting outside a Myer in Sydney's Westfield on Boxing Day

Security guards are seen waiting outside a Myer in Sydney’s Westfield on Boxing Day

One eager shopper managed to get his hands on several Nike items during Boxing Day's huge sales in Sydney

One eager shopper managed to get his hands on several Nike items during Boxing Day’s huge sales in Sydney

A young woman is seen leaving a store on Saturday. Nine new cases were recorded across Sydney

A young woman is seen leaving a store on Saturday. Nine new cases were recorded across Sydney

Covid-marshalls as well as police officers were also seen patrolling the shops on Saturday morning as the crowds began to grow

Covid-marshalls as well as police officers were also seen patrolling the shops on Saturday morning as the crowds began to grow

One couple are seen shopping in Sydney on Saturday during the massive Boxing Day sales

One couple are seen shopping in Sydney on Saturday during the massive Boxing Day sales

Few shoppers were seen heading into David Jones in Sydney's CBD on Saturday. Premier Gladys Berejiklian had warned residents to avoid the CBD

Few shoppers were seen heading into David Jones in Sydney’s CBD on Saturday. Premier Gladys Berejiklian had warned residents to avoid the CBD

The Australian Retailers Association had earlier predicted Australians would spend $19.5billion from Boxing Day to January 15.

But while the stores may have been empty, customers are still expected to indulge in online shopping over the holiday break with most brands offering digital sales.

Covid marshalls as well as police officers were patrolling the shops on Saturday morning as the crowds began to grow. 

The hesitation to go shopping came after it was announced nine new cases had been recorded on Saturday – including a child – after almost 40,000 people were tested for the virus on Christmas Day. 

Ms Berejiklian said eight of the nine new infections reported were linked to the Avalon cluster on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. The ninth infection could be a false positive, she said.

Six of the eight cases on the Northern Beaches were in the same household and the other two had been identified as close contacts after the virus was previously transmitted in Paddington and at the Avalon Bowling Club. 

This year's Boxing Day sales were a stark contrast to the turnout at 2019 (pictured) with shops flooded with eager customers

This year’s Boxing Day sales were a stark contrast to the turnout at 2019 (pictured) with shops flooded with eager customers 

Pictured: Barricades are used to block streets around Pitt Street Mall, George Street and Elizabeth Streets during the Boxing Day sales last year

Pictured: Barricades are used to block streets around Pitt Street Mall, George Street and Elizabeth Streets during the Boxing Day sales last year

Pictured: Shoppers line up during Boxing Day sales in Pitt St Mall in Sydney in 2019

Pictured: Shoppers line up during Boxing Day sales in Pitt St Mall in Sydney in 2019

A store employee is seen giving a customer a temperature check during this year's Boxing Day sales

A store employee is seen giving a customer a temperature check during this year’s Boxing Day sales

Pitt Street Mall was eerily quiet this year with coronavirus cases prompting many Sydney-siders to stay at home

Pitt Street Mall was eerily quiet this year with coronavirus cases prompting many Sydney-siders to stay at home 

Masked shoppers are seen walking through the CBD in Sydney on Saturday ahead of Boxing Day sales

Masked shoppers are seen walking through the CBD in Sydney on Saturday ahead of Boxing Day sales

The premier said the Northern Beaches would revert back to the pre-Christmas stay-at-home orders from December 27, with some slight changes.

Outdoor gatherings of five people on the northern end of the Northern Beaches will be permissible from Sunday.

On the southern end of the Northern Beaches, in suburbs such as Manly, outdoor gatherings of up to 10 people will be allowed.

The health orders will be revised on December 30.

Photos from last year’s sales in Sydney tell a different story with Pitt Street and Elizabeth Street packed with eager shoppers.

The sales were so big that the retail association had estimated Australians would spend $2.62billion on December 26 alone. 

Some dedicated customers even camped out the night before to ensure they wouldn’t miss out on the best deals. 



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Work on shopping centre’s new retailer to cost almost $1M


Plans have been revealed for Ballina Central shopping centre’s newest retailer, which will go on the site of the former Big W garden pod.

It is part of a wider revamp of the shopping precinct.

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This newest project is expected to cost $984,000, and will involve the demolition of the nursery area and construction of a new building for Bridgestone Tyre & Mechanical.

The development application is on public exhibition through Ballina Shire Council until January 7.

 

An artist’s impression of the new Bridgestone Tyre & Auto shop that will be built at Ballina.

 

Documents lodged with the council explain the new vehicle repair station will have a gross floor area of 400sqm and will have an office, client foyer, staff amenities and lunchroom, and three work bays.

 

“A freestanding scrap tyre and refuse building will be located to the south of the building,” the report states.

“The Bridgestone Tyre & Service business incorporates motor vehicles (truck and car) tyre centre for the sale and fitment of tyres, re-treads, batteries and other similar products and for carrying out wheel alignments and front-end motor vehicle repairs.

“The key service deliverables include: tyre replacement, wheel alignment, logbook servicing, brakes, suspension, mechanical repairs.”

 

An artist's impression of the new Bridgestone Tyre & Auto shop that will be built at Ballina.

An artist’s impression of the new Bridgestone Tyre & Auto shop that will be built at Ballina.

 

It’s expected the business would service 15-20 vehicles per day.

“The average service time is 60 minutes with the location of the business drawing on the ability to permit customers to undertake shopping or visit other businesses within the immediate area of Ballina Central whilst their vehicle is being serviced,” the report states.

“In this regard, based on similar business locations, Bridgestone advise some 75 per cent of customers stay and collect their vehicle after the 60-minute service and 25 per cent are parked for the day.”

The proposed premises will operate Monday to Friday between 7am and 4pm and Saturday 7am until noon.





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Satuco ~ Indonesian, Campsie Centre Shopping Mall


Ah, an Indonesian stall in a shopping centre food court, now that something we’d like to see Australia-wide.  We’d much rather get a bakmi ayam than a McBurger after a trip to Big W.

Satuco has a small menu, mainly bakmi (yellow noodles) and few street snacks and a special or two. We’ve visited four times and every time we noticed a constant stream of customers, most of them making a beeline straight to this stall, we hope this means they are doing well.

The classic chicken and mushroom bakmi ayam – $8.50.  Bakmi ayam is our Goldilocks lunch – not too big or small, and flavoursome without a big spice punch in the head. The one downside of Satuco being in a shopping centre food court is the single serve plastic bowls. It’s probably all in our heads, but food just never tastes as good in this shitty plastic. But why does it taste so good in orange melamine bowls, eh?

We highly recommend forking out the extra $3 to make it a meal deal – you get those lovely big fried crunchy wantons, a couple of meatballs and some sweet Indo tea. 

This noodle dish was a special we can’t remember the name of – similar to the classic bakmi above but with pork.

Nasi Padang – $10. Beef rendang, googie and greens in curry sauce – we thought it looked a bit half-arsed at first but it’s a corker. The rendang is rich and mouth melty and those greens in curry bring it all to life. 

Siomay – $8.50. Steamed fish dumpling thingies with a thick gravy-like peanut sauce and a boiled googie egg. A delicious and small but satiating feed, must have lots of protein. This was a special on a post it note on the cash register, highly recommended if they have it.

Satuco main menu – there’s also usually some specials on wee signs around the place and on the telly.  NB the menu has been stripped back a bit since we took this pick, no more rendang. Dang.

Satuco is the most glorious Campsie Shopping Centre food court – 14-28 Amy Street, Campsie. Dig their back story on Friendface.

 

After a feed in Campsie we highly, highly recommend, in fact we insist, you go to 7 Mutiara  supermarket (303 Beamish Street) and check out their spread of pre-prepared Indonesian meals, it’s the best we’ve seen in Sydney. 

The takeaway dishes at Mutiara are incredible value at around $8-$12 each, and are absolutely top notch, some of the best you can find in Sydney. These dishes are huge in  flavour, we got a good couple of meals and school lunch out of them. Also check out the homemade sweets at the counter, we had some kind of palm sugar/pandan sponge cake that blew our minds.


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Gunman shoots one at California shopping mall forcing police staff and customers to shelter in place


BREAKING NEWS: Gunman shoots one at California shopping mall forcing police to order staff and customers to shelter in place

  • A suspect opened fire inside the Great Mall in Milpitas on Saturday evening
  • One man was shot but the it sent crowds of shoppers running for cover
  • Shoppers and employees were then told to shelter in place in various stores
  • The condition of the victim or the whereabouts of the suspect are not known

San Francisco Bay Area police are investigating a shooting at a shopping mall outside San Jose on Saturday evening.  

Employees and customers inside the Great Mall in Milpitas were asked to shelter in place as officers responded to the situation according to the Milpitas Police Department.

‘Search teams are systematically searching all stores that were sheltering in place, and will be escorting employees and customers out into the parking lot,’ Milpitas Police said in a tweet.

‘Officers and detectives remain on scene and are actively investigating this incident.’ 

Santa Clara County Sheriff officers investigate a shooting incident at the Great Mall in Milpitas, California on Saturday

One woman on Twitter posted video of her encounter during the shooting and lockdown

One woman on Twitter posted video of her encounter during the shooting and lockdown

Police had shoppers and workers at the mall shelter in place until the threat was over

Police had shoppers and workers at the mall shelter in place until the threat was over

Milpitas Police Department Lt. Tyler Jamison would not comment on the condition of the victim or the whereabouts of the suspect.

‘Right now, we’re not releasing any more information,’ he said to the LA Times. ‘We’re having everyone shelter in place until officers finish their investigation and their search.’

Jamison said it was unclear if the shooting was simply an isolated incident or if the suspect intended to hurt others at the mall.

Personnel from the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the scene which lies about 8 miles north of downtown San Jose. 

‘We started running,’ witness Angelo Palma said to NBC News. ‘Everyone starts running. A shooting, everyone just started running. People were running forward, people were running back. People were falling. It was hectic.’  

Police respond to the scene of a reported active shooter at the Great Mall in Milpitas near San Jose

Police respond to the scene of a reported active shooter at the Great Mall in Milpitas near San Jose

Shoppers are pictured leaving the shopping mall after what must have been a scary encounter

Shoppers are pictured leaving the shopping mall after what must have been a scary encounter

Police release customers from the Great Mall in Milpitas, California after reports of an active shooter were made

Police release customers from the Great Mall in Milpitas, California after reports of an active shooter were made

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Sinkhole opens up on busy intersection near Gold Coast’s Pacific Fair Shopping Centre


A large sinkhole has shut down a major intersection near Pacific Fair Shopping Centre on the Gold Coast.

A burst water main on Sunshine Boulevard and Hooker Boulevard at Broadbeach, caused the collapse around 1:00am.

The hole, about six metres wide, has swallowed the pavement and a traffic light.

Gold Coast City Council said the intersection would be closed for up to two days while repairs were made.

It said some nearby homes may also experience a drop in water pressure.

Chris Owen from the council said engineers were now trying to assess why the pipe had failed.

“The materials, or the age, or sometimes activity that happens around that … but when we extract that piece of pipe, we will have the pieces that we can, to do the examination and do that determination,” he said.

“It is a rather large water main, it is about 20 centimetres across.

“We have a lot of other services in amongst the site so we have got electricity, gas and telecommunications so it takes a fairly coordinated effort between the water and waste teams.”



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