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Thirroul pool remains closed due to poor water quality

THIRROUL pool remains closed due to water quality concerns.

A Wollongong City Council spokesperson said the recent weather and sea conditions means the water being drawn from the ocean is not suitable for swimming.

“We’re regularly pumping fresh seawater in them, in the hope that we can reopen Thirroul, Port Kembla and Continental pools them very soon,” the spokesperson said.

You can stay up-to-date with pool openings at the Wollongong City Council website.


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A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.

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