Fifty-hundred-thousand Liters of Septic Overflow Into the Willamette River

Early on Monday, June 05,Β around 500,000 gallons of treated sewage leaked into the Willamette River near Foothills Park in Lake Oswego.

Due to the possibility of increased microorganisms in the water, park visitors were urged to avoid the river for 48 hours. The wastewater spill was attributed to a mechanical failure at the Tryon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, according to the City of Portland.

You can see a tweet for the confirmation of the news-

According to a city statement, the final disinfection stage was skipped after the sewage had been nearly cleansed and dumped. The reports claim that at roughly 5:30 a.m., the disinfection pump was fixed after failing at around midnight.

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According to the statement, Portland and Lake Oswego are collaborating on a proposal to replace the aging sewage treatment facility.

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