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Rainfall causing Dothan sewer overflow situations

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Manhole at 1128 Cornell Ave. Manhole at 1128 Cornell Ave.
Manhole at 1128 Cornell Ave Manhole at 1128 Cornell Ave
DOTHAN, AL -

From the City of Dothan:

Due to substantial rainfall, there has been a sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) event at manholes in the following locations:

  • 1128 Cornell Drive
  • In the 700 block of North Englewood Drive
  • 3525 Ross Clark Circle
  • 1408 North Cherokee Avenue
  • In the 2800 block of Rock Creek Road

Sewage has been released into Rock Creek and the City of Dothan wants to advise area residents and the public to avoid physical contact with waters and contaminated areas adjacent to the affected area as they may pose a health risk.

Signs have been posted around Rock Creek warning citizens to avoid the water and the area. If there is contact with the affected water, wash the contacted area with soap and water.

Furthermore, all objects that have come into contact with the affected water should be cleaned and sanitized.

Dothan Utilities is committed to protecting the health of the public and the environment. In partnering with our citizens to achieve this goal, Dothan Utilities welcomes and appreciates notifications from citizens if a sewer overflow is suspected.

Citizens can notify our department by calling (334) 615-3302.

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