Health dept: Sewage spill, use caution with water


The Baldwin County Health Department notifies residents that a sewage spill occurred in Bay Minette, Alabama.  According to a report received by the health department from North Baldwin Utilities, heavy rain and mechanical failures resulted in a manhole overflowing and greater than 10,000 gallons of sewage being discharged into Hollingers Creek.

The health department urges residents to exercise caution using this water body for recreational purposes. Also, officials say thoroughly cook any fish or seafood caught near by and wash hands after handling fish or seafood.

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