ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — The Howard County Health Department says a ruptured sewer main allowed 1.6 million gallons of sewer water to overflow in the Patuxent River.
Officials say on Friday, a sinkhole developed on North Second Street. Crews found that a 12-inch force sewer main broke.READ MORE: Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Sites To Open This Month In Hagerstown, Waldorf, Salisbury, Gov. Larry Hogan Says
Authorities say the break was repaired in about eight hours.READ MORE: Next Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine Shipment Not Coming To Maryland Until March 18, Gov. Hogan Says
Residents are urged to stay away from the site. Signs warning about sanitary overflow have been posted.MORE NEWS: Police: Suspects Exit Car, Shoot 17-Year-Old Boy On Mount Royal Avenue
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