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.

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The commission says heavy rain overwhelmed the pump station’s capacity.

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WSSC crews will post signs in the area and clean up the creek as necessary.

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