HAZMAT Incidents / Tuesday, March 28 @ 10:15 a.m.

Sewage Incident in Rio Dell

A new hazardous materials incident involving sewage has been reported to the California Office of Emergency Services.

According to a report published by the office, the incident took place at or near a road in Rio Dell at around 7:30 a.m. today.

More than 1,000 gallons of sewage were released to the environment, according to the person who called in the report.

Here’s the description of the incident that was recorded by the Office of Emergency Services:

Reporting party states due to the rain there was an overflowing manhole. Ongoing. RP will be responsobl;e

This was the seventh hazardous materials incident recorded by the Office of Emergency Services in the Rio Dell area this year and the 11th sewage spill in the county overall.

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