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Sewer line break causes sewage to leak into Fee Fee Creek

6:44 PM, May 10, 2013   |    comments
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MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (KSDK) - Workers with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District are cleaning and repairing a 21 inch sewer line break in Maryland Heights.

The break in the 100 block of Midland Avenue was reported Friday afternoon. MSD says approximately 343,000 gallons of sewage has already leaked into Fee Fee Creek.

The leak is expected to be plugged later Friday evening.

Crews will continue to clean the area throughout the weekend.

The cause of the break and age of the sewer are not yet known.

Residents in the area should stay out of Fee Fee Creek for at least the next 72 hours.

MSD says they have reported the break to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

KSDK

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