FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (AP) — Officials say excessive rainfall led to a sewage overflow at a wastewater pumping station in Fort Washington.
The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says untreated, diluted wastewater spilled into Broad Creek for about 2 hours, starting Friday night and ending early Saturday morning. It’s not yet clear how much wastewater went into the creek.READ MORE: One Family Business Expects A Surge In Customers After Christmas Tree Shortage
The commission says heavy rain overwhelmed the pump station’s capacity.READ MORE: Mass Shooting Leaves Seven People Injured In East Baltimore
WSSC crews will post signs in the area and clean up the creek as necessary.MORE NEWS: Orlov Scores Late, Caps Beat Hurricanes For 9th Win In 11
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