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NE Sandy Boulevard sewage release

News Release

April 13, 2011

For more information contact Linc Mann, 503-823-5328

Sewage release near NE Sandy Boulevard

About 500 gallons of sewage spilled from an apartment complex sewer clean out pipe yesterday afternoon near NE Sandy Boulevard just west of NE 131st Place. The spill was contained on the parking and landscaped areas of the apartment complex. City maintenance crews posted sewage spill warning signs around the area.

At about 9:50 p.m. yesterday, maintenance crews cleared a blockage in the connection between the city sewer and the lateral line that provides sewer service to the apartment complex.