Miami-Dade County

Swimming advisory for Intracoastal in Northeast Miami-Dade after sewage spill

A swimming advisory is in effect Tuesday for Biscayne Bay in Northeast Miami-Dade after a main ruptured over the weekend, sending 250,000 gallons of sewage into area waters.

The advisory includes the Intracoastal from William Lehman Causeway in Aventura south to Haulover Inset. Also affected are Maule Lake, Oleta River State Park and Dumbfoundling Bay.

While health officials are testing the waters, swimmers are advised to stay out of the water.