Bayou La Batre reports Sanitary Sewer Overflow 7-11-24

July 11, 2024

Bayou La Batre reports on 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 July 10. The cause was a pump station mechanical failure.

The SSO occurred from a manhole near 14090 Shell Belt Road. More than 1,000 gallons and less than 10,000 gallons were discharged. The SSO 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.

Last Updated on July 11, 2024 by MCHDadmin