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ROOTS CAUSE SANITARY SEWER OVERFLOW IN
(Tuesday, April 20, 2010) – The city's Department of Environmental Services responded this evening to a sanitary sewer overflow in the
The call came in at 5:45 p.m. about a backup at an apartment complex. An ENV crew arrived at the scene at 6:20 p.m. The cleanout was released at 6:45 p.m. and the site secured at 7:50 p.m.
Roots clogged a 6-inch lateral at
ENV notified the state Department of Health who waived water sampling at this time. The affected area was cleaned, disinfected and deodorized. Signing will begin at first light in the morning if necessary.
Contact: Markus Owens, ENV Public Communications Officer, 768-3454