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Smell of sewage in the harbour

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Smell of sewage in the harbour

We have been sailing in Croatia for 7 summers. The last years we hawe experinced an increasing problem with smell of sewage in some harbours. This year we whwer docked in the sothern part of the harboeur closest to the city senter. The smell was horrible and we could actually see the sewage from the city floating straight into the harboeur around the charterboats docked there. It woul be interesting to hear som comments from the local authorities about this problem.

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a beautiful harbour wrecked by the crazy decision to pump sewage directly into the water in front of the cafes. Absolutely disgusting - and I totally agree, the local authority needs to sort this and fast!

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This is an old post, but since no one has posted updated comments, I wanted to update so that travelers are not dissuaded from visiting. There unfortunately was some sewage discharge diverted at the head of the bay for a few years while a reconstruction project was under way. As of early 2016, this issue no longer exists, and the town finally completed a new sewage system and a completely rebuilt seafront all around the bay in Stari Grad. The sea in all parts of the town bay is again clean, and there is no more odor.

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Thanks for the update!

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