Crews Respond to Overnight Sewage Leak

By: Gabrielle Sarann Email
By: Gabrielle Sarann Email

Around 7 p.m. Tuesday, city workers responded to sewage gushing out of a manhole in the parking lot entrance of Harveys on Bemiss Road.

Officials say waste water has leaked into Cherry Creek behind the supermarket, which was caused by a grease blockage.

They say the spill occurred at 3 p.m. and was stopped by 11:59 p.m.

Workers on site are testing the stream's toxicity.

Officials say pipe lines are now clean and roadways have been disinfected with bleach.

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