All of Torquay's sewage is being pumped straight into the sea. People are being warned not to go swimming.
The sea wall at Livermead was damaged during rough seas on Monday and engineers have spent the last three days carrying out repairs because of fears the main sewer pipe could have collapsed. South West Water hopes to begin reinstating the sewer later.
Here's Richard Gilpin from South West Water
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Some people in North Prospect say they do not want to leave as the local housing association continues its regeneration.
A chilly start with bright spells and scattered showers. These will gradually ease off through the afternoon.
It will be cold and windy, with sunny spells and wintry showers gradually turning back to rain and slowly easing through the afternoon.