Sewage overflow from manhole

The Three Rivers Department of Public Services received a report of sewage overflowing from a manhole near the intersection of 5th Avenue and Water Street Monday night.

DPS crews responded immediately and had the sewer line flowing normally by 10:15 p.m., about 25 minutes after being notified of the incident.

It was estimated 200 gallons of sanitary sewage overflowed from the manhole. Crews cleaned the area and applied lime onto the ground.

There was no discharge or impact to surface waters. The county’s Health Department and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality were notified, DPS officials said.

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