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Sewer Overflow in Dubuque
DUBUQUE, Iowa (CBS 2/Fox 28) -- A plugged sanitary sewer pipe has caused untreated wastewater to flow into a nearby drainage creek.
The pipe is located in a wooded area in the 3100-block of John F. Kennedy Road on Dubuque's west side. The City of Dubuque Public Works Department was notified at 5:30 PM on Saturday. Crews arrived to correct the issue and normal flow resumed in the pipe by 7:30 PM.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources warns people to keep their children and pets away from the area for 48 hours.
For additional information, contact the Iowa DNR Manchester Field Office at 563-927-2640.