Bayou La Batre reports Sanitary Sewer Overflow 2-8-24

February 8, 2024

Bayou La Batre reports Sanitary Sewer Overflow

MOBILE, Ala. — The Utilities Board of the City of Bayou La Batre has reported on a Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) that occurred on February 7. The cause was a leak in a main line.

The SSO occurred at 14801 Riva Road in Coden. Less than 1,000 gallons of wastewater was absorbed by the ground and did not reach a body of water.

Dr. Kevin Philip Michaels, Health Officer for Mobile County, advises area residents to take precautions when coming into contact with any standing water that may have accumulated as a result of this overflow. Those who have come into direct contact with untreated sewage are advised to wash their hands and clothing thoroughly.