Ick: Power outage leads to sewage overflow in Maryland


When it rains, it pours. And now, this: A hurricane-related power outage in Maryland has caused a sewage overflow at the Little Patuxent Water plant in Howard County.

Millions of gallons of raw sewage overflowing into river in #HoCo : bsun.md/TR8yCX

— Kevin Rector (@RectorSun) October 30, 2012

Raw sewage overflowing into river in Howard Co. bsun.md/SYbDCk

— BaltSunBrk (@BaltSunBrk) October 30, 2012

Unknown when sewage leak will be controlled, nor how long it has been going, Maryland EMA officials tell #CNN. #breakingnews

— Jake Carpenter (@jakeacarpenter) October 30, 2012

The raw sewage overflowing into the Little Patuxent is going unchecked at least until 5 am when @mybge can get employees into bucket trucks

— Kevin Rector (@RectorSun) October 30, 2012

Er, good advice:

Avoid the Little Patuxent River south of Route 32 people. #rawsewage

— Kevin Rector (@RectorSun) October 30, 2012

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/10/30/ick-power-outage-leads-to-sewage-overflow-in-maryland/

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