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
*UPDATE 8/17/2019: As of Saturday, August 17, 2019, the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department reported that the sewer spill has been contained, though the No Contact with Water Advisory is still in effect in the Oleta River State Park and Haulover Beach area. To view WASD's latest press release on the matter, please refer to: UPDATE #4 – Sewer Spill Contained, No Contact with Water for Oleta River State Park, Haulover Beach and Intracoastal area remains in effect