Mobile Area Water & Sewer System (MAWSS) experienced several sanitary sewer overflows as a result of heavy rainfall in Mobile Thursday.
The locations, estimated amount, and receiving waters are listed below. MAWSS says overflows have stopped at this time.
Location Estimated Gallons Receiving Water
208 Westwood Drive 35 Eslava Creek
211 Westwood Drive 70 Eslava Creek
Bizzell Avenue at Pecan Street 1,425 Three Mile Creek
1050 Lubel Avenue 195 Three Mile Creek
The Mobile County Health Department, advises area residents to take precautions when coming into contact with any standing water that may have accumulated as a result of these overflows.
Individuals who have come into direct contact with untreated sewage are advised to wash their hands and clothing thoroughly.
All seafood harvested in affected areas should be thoroughly cooked before consumption. Individuals should wash their hands after cleaning any fish or other seafood and also before preparing food.
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