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Sewage spill occurs at lift station

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Crews with the Savannah Water and Sewer Conveyance and Distribution department responded to a minor sewage spill Monday morning.

Crews were notified at about 9:33 a.m. Monday of a spill at a lift station at 121 W. Boundary St. An estimated 4,050 gallons of sewage spilled before it was contained at 10:50 a.m., which classifies it as a minor spill under state guidelines, according to a city news release.

A defective air-release valve was to blame for the spill. The valve was repaired and the receiving storm water canal was pumped to the sanitary sewer system to mitigate effects, according to the news release.

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