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12-10-13 RAW SEWAGE SPILLS INTO LITTLE BUTTE CREEK

Dec 10, 2013 -- 8:22am

APPROXIMATELY 20,000 GALLONS OF RAW SEWAGE SPILLED INTO LITTLE BUTTE CREEK IN EAGLE POINT YESTERDAY AFTER A ROGUE VALLEY SEWER SERVICES PUMP FAILED, DUE TO LOW TEMPERATURES, CAUSING A POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEALTH RISK. THE SEWAGE FLOWED FOR ABOUT AN HOUR BEFORE IT WAS STOPPED AND CONTAINED. SIGNS WARNING AGAINST CONTACT WITHT THE CREEK WATER WERE POSTED AT HARNISH WAYSIDE PARK. THE CREEK WATER WILL BE TESTED FOR CONTAMINANTS, AND ONCE THEY COME BACK DLEAN THE SIGNS WILL BE REMOVED. THERE WAS NO IMMEDIATE WORD IF ANY ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE OCCURED.

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