Flooding Causes Sewage Runoff In Olean

first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) U.S Department of Agriculture ImageOLEAN — Heavy rainfall caused a runoff of raw, untreated sewage into the Allegany River late Thursday evening, according to officials.The sewer lift station was inundated with two inches of rain that caused runoff into the river, with as much as 64,000 gallons of sewage polluting the waterway.All pumps were activated at the facility, officials said and the runoff lasted roughly one hour.No other information was available. last_img

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