A press release from Town of Steilacoom.
Sunnyside Beach remains closed to water related recreational activities due to sewer line break in the City of Lakewood on July 20, 2021. Up to 450,000 gallons of raw sewage escaped the Pierce County sewer system, flowed into Flett Creek which flows into Leech Creek which flows into Chambers Creek which flows into Chambers Bay which flows into Puget Sound near Sunnyside Beach. The Tacoma Pierce County Health Department is monitoring and testing the water at the beach and will advise the Town when it is safe to reopen. In the meantime, the Sunnyside Park remains open for recreational use.
For updates from Tacoma Pierce County Health Department click on the following link: Tacoma Pierce County Health Dept Water Advisories