Sewer main block causes sewage spill

Sewer main block causes sewage spill
It was caused by a sewer main block Saturday afternoon following heavy rain. (Source: WALB)
It was caused by a sewer main block Saturday afternoon following heavy rain. (Source: WALB)

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - People are urged to avoid a major northwest Albany drainage canal for 30 days because of a sewage spill.

On Tuesday evening, city officials announced that 10,000 gallons of untreated wastewater overflowed into the Percosin Canal from the 1300 block of Westwood Drive.

It was caused by a sewer main block Saturday afternoon following heavy rain.

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