Sewage run-off reaches Summerville creek

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Crews in Summerville are working to shore up a sewer overflow after a force main broke Friday morning in the Oakbrook area.

The Commissioners of Public Works Manager Charles L. Cuzzell said the main broke at 145 Burton Street, and that run-off from the spill reached Chandler Bridge Creek.  Cuzzell said Eagle Creek and portions of the Ashley River may be affected by the spill.

Area residents should avoid any contact with the water for the next few days.  DHEC has been notified about the spill.

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