MAWSS reports Sanitary Sewer Overflow

June 16, 2021

MAWSS reports Sanitary Sewer Overflow

MOBILE, Ala. — Mobile Area Water & Sewer System (MAWSS) responded to a Sanitary Sewer Overflow on June 14 at 9070 Moffett Road.

Approximately 240 gallons of wastewater overflowed as a result of a lift station failure. All of the sewer was contained and ground absorbed. None reached state waters.

Dr. Bernard H. Eichold II, 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 these overflows. Those who have come into direct contact with untreated sewage are advised to wash their hands and clothing thoroughly.