BROOKLYN, Md. (AP) — Health officials in Anne Arundel County have ordered the closing of part of Cabin Branch Creek in Brooklyn after a wastewater spill.
The Department of Health said Wednesday that more than 10,000 gallons of wastewater spilled into the creek when a line near a manhole became blocked at Interstates 895 and 97.READ MORE: Now That Students Have Returned To The Classroom, One Question Remains: Are Children Safe?
Authorities say the affected area runs from Cedar Avenue in the Heritage Hill community to Cabin Branch.READ MORE: 'I'm All About Ellicott City' Ellicott City Residents & Business Owners React To Number 10 Ranking On Money Magazine's 'Best Places To Live List'
Officials say residents should avoid direct contact with the water until further notice.MORE NEWS: Audit Finds Electronic Tolls Overbilled Maryland Drivers
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