|Sanitary Sewer Overflow to Little Pudding River, Battle Creek|
Story by The Oregon Herald Staff
|Published on Sunday February 14, 2021 - 7:21 PM|
Salem Public Works Department crews were notified of the overflow at 5:10 p.m. on February 13 and stopped the overflow at 2:30 a.m. on February 14. City of Salem Environmental Services staff collected surface water samples from the Little Pudding River and will continue to monitor until the issue is cleared. Any bacteria that entered the site should be flushed out of the water body in the next few days. Salem Public Works Department encourages people to stay out of the water.
If you see an overflowing manhole or wish to report a spill, please call the Public Works Department Dispatch Center at 503-588-6333.