Heavy rain leads to sewage problems in Valdosta - CBS46 News

Heavy rain leads to sewage problems in Valdosta

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VALDOSTA, GA (AP) -

Heavy rains have led to continuing sewage problems in the south Georgia city of Valdosta.

A local paper reported that 11 manholes throughout the city had spilled an estimated 286,500 gallons of wastewater into local waterways as of Tuesday afternoon.

City officials said many of the overflows were still ongoing Tuesday afternoon. They said the spills have been reported to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.

Among the overflows: Two manholes on Scott Drive overflowed, spilling an estimated 63,000 gallons of wastewater in Sugar Creek.

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