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City crews respond to minor sewage spill
SAVANNAH (Oct. 12) – City of Savannah Sewer Conveyance staff responded to a minor sewage spill today at 1356 Lavon Avenue in Savannah.
The spill, which flowed into Hayners Creek, resulted from a surcharged wet well caused by work being completed on the County’s force main along Sallie Mood Drive. An estimated 5,280 gallons spilled before being corrected. This is classified as a minor spill under State Environmental Protection Division guidelines. Any spill under 10,000 gallons is considered a minor spill.
Spill notification is being made via news release and area signage. All agencies (Georgia Environmental Protection Division, Health Department and the City of Savannah Office of Marketing and Communications) were notified per state guidelines.