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DPNR Reports Overflowing Manhole by Sugar Beach

Feb. 16, 2005 – The Division of Environmental Protection investigated an overflowing manhole discharging raw sewage in Estate Golden Rock Wednesday. The manhole is located in the middle of the street in front of the Sugar Beach Condominiums. The raw sewage is flowing into a nearby storm drain and setting on both shoulders of the road.
Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner Dean C. Plaskett, in a press release Wednesday, advised the public to avoid the areas around the overflowing manhole — especially children and adults with compromised immune systems. Standing or running water in these areas may contain contaminants or pollutants harmful to human health.
For additional information regarding this situation call the Division of Environmental Protection at 773-1082.
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