Health department issues public notice on sewage spill in Fairhope

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Posted 8/7/17

According to a report received today by the Baldwin County Health Department from the City of Fairhope Utilities, a manhole and lift station over flowed at 1 Woodlands Drive.

The sewer spill …

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Health department issues public notice on sewage spill in Fairhope

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According to a report received today by the Baldwin County Health Department from the City of Fairhope Utilities, a manhole and lift station over flowed at 1 Woodlands Drive.

The sewer spill occurred due to blown fuse which resulted in an estimated amount of 266,250 gallons of sewage was discharged into Fly Creek.

The health department urges residents to exercise caution if using this water body for recreational purposes. Also, thoroughly cook any fish or seafood caught near by and wash hands after handling fish or seafood.

Contact the City of Fairhope Utilities for sewer spill details