Almost 3,500 gallons of wastewater overflows into Three Mile Creek

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MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Almost 3,500 gallons of wastewater overflowed into Three Mile Creek Monday afternoon.

Mobile Area Water & Sewer System (MAWSS) responded to a sanitary sewer overflow on July 27 at a manhole near 1879 Conception Street Road.

About 3,480 gallons of wastewater overflowed into Three Mile Creek because of a stoppage caused by sand and debris buildup. MAWSS says crews have cleared the blockage and are taking steps to prevent further overflows at this location.

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