The hole in Kilbarchan has been giving off an awful odour and is surrounded by bright green algae.
Blue bins at RSPB Lochwinnoch have only been emptied on time twice since the site reopened in April.
During the ten-week period of suspension, Renfrewshire Council chiefs said there was a spike in calls.
A twin-leaf swing bridge that will connect Renfrew and Yoker in West Dunbartonshire forms the centrepiece of the project.
Renfrewshire Council has recovered just over half the money but more than £710,000 remains outstanding.
The Vision for Paisley Town Centre 2030 includes a new cinema and European-style food hall.