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Section 14 reported incidents

Section 14 pollution incidents reported

Section 14 incident reports are not confirmation of serious pollution events, rather they are notifications of pollution incidents that have potential to be more than trivial or negligible. These reports help keep us informed of all potential incidents across the NT and enable us to organise appropriate responses.

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Section 14 reported incidents – 2021

Company and incident Lot information
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 14 September 2021
Report: Discharge of raw sewage from sewerage network PDF (397.2 KB)
14 Urquhart Street, Parap
RTA Gove Pty Ltd
Date: 24 August 2021
Report: Dust emission due to high wind conditions PDF (154.0 KB)
NT Portion 1208 Nhulunbuy
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 24 August 2021
Report: Discharge of treated sewage from sewerage network PDF (811.5 KB)
Lot 51 Townsite of Hermannsburg
Discharge point: 132.7709006E, -23.9387002S
Final discharge point: 132.7709723E, -23.9393036S
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 13 July 2021
Report: Discharge of untreated sewage from sewerage network (scour pipe) PDF (3.4 MB)
Approximately halfway down Montgomery Road, adjacent to Solar Farm, Alice Springs
Power Water Corporation
Date:  9 June 2021
Report: Discharge of Raw sewerage PDF (630.7 KB)
Lot 626 Town of Darwin
Coomalie Community Government Council
Date: 8 June 2021
Report: Fire in green waste at Adelaide River landfill DOCX (1.6 MB)
Adelaide River Waste Management Facility, Dorat Road, Adelaide River
McCoskers
Date: 04 June 2021
Report: Spill of 150 L of Hydraulic fluid DOCX (57.2 KB)
Rio Tinto Mine Site Gove (Haul Road)
One Rail Australia
Date: 3 June 2021
Report: Spill of approximately 5000L of waste HCL solution PDF (76.6 KB)
Rail line near Tennant Creek
City of Darwin
Date: 17 May 2021 
Report: Hydraulic oil spill at 65 Bishop Street, Darwin PDF (24.1 KB)
65 Bishop Street, Woolner Lot 5037 Town of Darwin
J.J. Richards & Sons Pty Ltd
Date: 11 May 2021
Report: Discharge of burning commercial waste from truck – Alice Springs PDF (144.0 KB)
Public car park adjacent to South Terrace, The Gap, Alice Springs
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 23 April 2021
Report: Discharge of raw sewage from sewerage network (Sewage Pumping Station (SPS)) PDF (1.8 MB)
Old-timer sewage pumping station (SP730) – 245 Stuart Highway, Alice Springs (Lot 446)
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 15 April 2021
Report: Discharge of raw sewage from sewerage network – sewer main pipeline on Trower Rd PDF (1.2 MB)
Rapid Creek – Trower Road Bridge
McArthur River Mining Pty Ltd (MRM)
Date: 14 April 2021
Report: Spillage of 100kgs of zinc concentrate from a road train on the Carpentaria Highway. PDF (592.9 KB)
On then Carpentaria Highway, between McArthur River Mine and the Bing Bong Loading Facility (8 239 189 E, 641 227 N)
Coomalie Community Government Council
Date: 11 April 2021
Report: Fire in general waste PDF (335.8 KB)
Batchelor Waste Management Facility Sargent Road, Batchelor Parcel 322, Town of Batchelor
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 2 April 2021
Report: Discharge of sewage from Pirlangimpi Sewage Pumping Station PDF (1.1 MB)
Lot 376, Townsite of Pirlangimpi
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 29 March 2021
Report: Discharge of raw sewage from Numbulwar sewage pumping station PDF (855.3 KB)
Lot 142 Townsite of Numbulwar
McArthur River Mining Pty Ltd (MRM)
Date: 23 March 2021
Report: Spillage of 200kgs of zinc concentrate from a road train on the Carpentaria Highway PDF (1.2 MB).
Carpentaria Highway, between McArthur River Mine and the Bing Bong Loading Facility.
McArthur River Mining Pty Ltd (MRM)
Date: 22 March 2021
Report: Spillage of 5kgs of zinc-lead concentrate from a road train on the Carpentaria Highway PDF (955.8 KB).
Carpentaria Highway, between McArthur River Mine and the Bing Bong Loading Facility.
GEMCO Mining Pty Ltd
Date: 18 March 2021
Report: Overflow of contaminated stormwater PDF (258.5 KB)
GEMCO Port Facility Wharf Road,
Alyangula 0885 NT
Portion 1032, Alyangula
Power and Water Corporation
Lot 169, Town of Adelaide River
GEMCO Mining Pty Ltd
Date: 17 March 2021
Report: Overflow of contaminated stormwater PDF (450.6 KB)
GEMCO Port Facility Wharf Road
Alyangula 0885 NT
Portion 1031
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 12 March 2021
Report: Imanpa Rising Main – Sewage Spill PDF (1.1 MB)
25.1318807 S, 132.5676419 E, Imanpa
Australian Defence Force
Date: 8 March 2021
Report: Sewer Pump Station Overflow PDF (114.7 KB)
Robertson Barracks Army Base 445 Thorngate Road,
Holtze NT 0829 Lot 4457, Hundred of Bagot
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 5 March 2021
Report: Sewer Overflow PDF (1.0 MB)
67 Wellington Parade
Alawa (manhole) Lot 02308 Town of Nightcliff
Plantation Management Partners
Date: 25 February 2021
Port Melville, Melville island
Power and Water  Corperation
Date - 25 February 2021
Report: Sewerage Overflow at Ludmilla Sewerage Pumping Station PDF (1.0 MB)
Nemarluk Drive
Ludmilla (Sewerage Pumping Station)
Darwin Port Operations
Date: 23 February 2021
Report: Diesel leak from fuel bunker pipeline to Darwin Harbour PDF (86.8 KB)
East Arm Wharf Section 7219, Hundred of Bagot
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 16 February 2021
Report: Discharge of raw sewage from sewerage network at Numbulwar PDF (555.0 KB)
135.7373798E, 14.2811214S, Numbulwar
Nhulunbuy Corporation Limited
Date: 9 February 2021
Report: Discharge of sewage from Nhulunbuy & Hagney Park Sewage Pump Station discharge line into three houses PDF (483.8 KB)
14, 16 & 18 Beagle Circuit, Nhulunbuy Lots 1272, 1271 & 1270 respectively, Townsite of Nhulunbuy
Plantation Management Partners
Date: 8 February 2021
Proposed NT Portion 7363, Port Melville, Tiwi Islands
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 5 February 2021
Report: Discharge of highly diluted sewage from sewerage network due to wet weather, multiple locations in Darwin PDF (4.1 MB)
  • 194 Casuarina Drive/Aralia St, Nightcliff
  • 24 East Point Road, Parap
  • Corner of Trower Road and Rapid Creek Road, Rapid Creek
  • Corner of Gregory Street and East Point Road, Parap
  • 5 Roberts Place, Millner
  • 1 Earl Place, Millner
  • 21 Robinson Road, Millner
  • 43 Trower Road, Rapid Creek
  • 1 Marry Place, Rapid Creek
  • 20 Waters Street (cnr. Ryland Road), Rapid Creek
  • 16 Erldunda Street, Tiwi
  • Nemarluk Drive, Ludmilla
  • Lot 9076 Lakeside Drive, Alawa
  • Rapid Creek Road, Rapid Creek
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 3 February 2021
Report: Localised discharge of highly diluted sewage from Ludmilla WWTP PDF (909.7 KB) 
21 Dick Ward Drive
Ludmilla Lot 7302
Town of Darwin
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 25 January 2021
Report: Discharge of highly diluted sewage from sewerage network due to wet weather, multiple locations PDF (3.7 MB)
  • Corner of Casuarina Drive and Aralia Street near Sunset Park, Nightcliff
  • Corner of Trower Rd and Rapid Creek Rd, Rapid Creek
  • East Point Rd adjacent to Vesteys Lagoon, Parap
  • Corner of Rapid Creek and Roberts Place, Millner
  • Corner of Gregory St and East Point Rd, Parap
  • Dick Ward Dr, Nemarluk Drive, Ludmilla
  • Lakeside Drive sewage pumping station, Alawa
  • Rapid Creek sewage pumping station, Rapid Creek
  • Vestey’s sewage pumping station, Parap
NT Port and Marine
Date: 25 January 2021
Report: Sediment basin overflow PDF (142.0 KB)
Port Melville, Tiwi Islands
Lot 7466, NT Portion 000
Ichthys LNG Pty Ltd
Date: 23 January 2021
144 Wickham Point Road, Wickham NT 0830 NT Portion 7002
Company and incident: McArthur River Mining Pty Ltd (MRM)
Date: 22 January 2021
Report: Spillage of bulk zinc-lead concentrate on the Carpentaria Highway PDF (2.7 MB)
Three locations along Carpentaria Highway north of the Borroloola turnoff, lot 4319, NT Portion 000
Stratco NT
Date: 15 January 2021
165 McMillans Road, Millner. Lot 8939, Town of Nightcliff (550)
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 15 January 2021
Overflow of highly diluted Sewerage
Report: Discharge of highly diluted sewage from sewerage network due to wet weather PDF (983.4 KB)
  • 5 Robert Place, Milner (manhole)
  • Corner of Rapid Creek and Trower Road, Rapid Creek (sewer relief point)
  • Nemarluk Drive, Ludmilla (Sewer Pump Station)
  • Lakeside Drive, Rapid Creek (Sewer Pump Station)
  • Rapid Creek Road, Rapid Creek (Sewer Pump Station)
Power and Water Corporation
Date: 7 January 2021
Report - Discharge of highly diluted sewerage from sewerage network due to wet weather/monsoonal conditions PDF (1.1 MB)
24 East Point Road, Fannie Bay
Discharge Point: 130.8376568E, -12.4342520S
Final discharge point: 130.8358461E, -12.4336630S (Vestey’s Lagoon)
GEMCO Mining Pty Ltd
Date: 31 December 2020 and 1 January 2021
Report: Overflow of stormwater from GEMCO Port Facility into Milner Bay PDF (284.4 KB)
GEMCO Port Facility, Groote Eylandt
NT Portion 1031
McArthur River Mining Pty Ltd (MRM)
Date: 30 December 2020
Report: Spillage of bulk zinc-lead concentrate from a road train on the Carpentaria Highway PDF (1.2 MB)
Carpentaria Highway, between McArthur River Mine and the Bing Bong Loading Facility.
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