BALTIMORE (WJZ)— An estimated 15,000 gallons of wastewater overflowed after a water main broke  in Northeast Baltimore.

Department of Public Works says the overflow was caused when an eight-inch diameter water main broke, eroded the roadway, and damaged the sewer main and storm drain below.

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The sewage spilled into the storm drain and overflowed into Herring Run at the outfall where Brehms Lane crosses the stream.

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Crews stopped the overflow Friday morning at the intersection of Brehms Lane and Kenyon Avenue with by-pass pumping.

The broken water main has been repaired. Drinking water has not been affected.

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