The good folks of Parramatta complain that the stream of fresh water which runs into the Town passes under the Factory, the whole filth of which extensive establishment is precipitated into it. The result can be better imagined than described.
See Original: “Miscellaneous News. (Extract from a private letter from a gentleman at Hunters River.),” The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 – 1848), Friday 7 February 1834, p.2