UPDATE: Eslava and Three Mile Creek flooding causes sewer overflows

Mobile County
MAWSS_450012

UPDATE(06/19/21 3:11 PM) — MAWSS responded to several overflows during Tropical Storm Claudette in Eslava and Three Mile Creek areas. The overflows were located at:

63 Conti St. @ Demouy Ave. 2,625 gallons, Eslava Creek

766 Johnston Ave. 11,100 gallons, Eslava Creek

202 Morgan Ave. 2,100 gallons, Eslava Creek

50 Westwood St. @ Homewood St. 500 gallons, Eslava Creek

175 Westwood St. 700 gallons, Eslava Creek

208 Westwood St. 2,600 gallons, Eslava Creek

1050 Lubel Ave. 3,795 gallons, Three Mile Creek

Dr. Bernard H. Eichold II, Health Officer for the Mobile County Health Department, advises area residents to take precautions when encountering any standing water that may have accumulated because of these overflows. Those who have come into direct contact with untreated sewage are advised to wash their hands and clothing thoroughly.

Area residents should take precautions when using Eslava Creek and Three Mile Creek for recreational purposes because of these overflows. All seafood harvested in this general area should be thoroughly cooked before eating. People should wash hands after cleaning seafood and before preparing food.

ORIGINAL STORY
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Eslava and Three Mile Creek are flooding and causing sewer overflows in the waterways.

Mobile Area Water and Sewer System report that Eslava Creek and Three Mile Creek are the only effected areas due to heavy rain from Tropical Storm Claudette. MAWSS is currently working on a full list of affected locations.

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