(BLOOMINGTON) – The City of Bloomington Utilities has issued Sanitary Sewer Overflow advisories for the following areas after multiple overflows were confirmed today.
The overflows were found in the following areas:
- 300 block West Brookdale Drive
- 1500 North Woodburn Avenue
- 500-600 blocks North Fairview Street
- 700 block West Amy Robinson Drive
- 1100 block East 7th Street
The significant amount of recent rainfall coupled with the ongoing snowmelt likely caused these overflows.
The clean-up and determination of the amount of flow generated will commence once the overflows have ceased.
Individuals in the aforementioned areas are advised to take precautions when coming into contact with untreated sewage that may have accumulated as a result of this overflow. Any individual who has come into direct contact with untreated sewage is advised to wash their hands and clothing thoroughly.