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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2010
ROOTS CAUSE OVERFLOW IN
(Tuesday, March 2, 2010) – Crews from the city's Department of Environmental Services responded to sanitary sewer overflow (SSO), also known as a sewage spill, this evening in
The call came in at 4:35 p.m. ENV arrived at 6:20 p.m. and secured the site at 7:30 p.m.
Tree roots clogged a 6-inch siphon pipe causing a manhole fronting
ENV notified the state Department of Health. The affected area was cleaned and disinfected. Crews will be dispatched to the site at first light in the morning to determine if signing and sampling are warranted.