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300,000 gallons of sewage spills in Sylvania

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SYLVANIA, GA (WTOC) -

The city of Sylvania said its wastewater treatment plant experienced a spill on Friendship Road. 

An estimated 300,000 gallons of sewage spilled into Buck Creek due to a brief power outage with raw wastewater pumps, according to the city.

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division was notified, the area cleaned and upstream and downstream monitoring begun. 

The creek will be monitored for pH, Dissolved oxygen, temperature and Fecal Coliform over the next year, according to the city.

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