Clogged Pipe Causes Sanitary Sewer Overflow
John Klostermann, Public Works Director
Oct. 19, 2020 -- For Immediate Release
DUBUQUE, Iowa – A clogged sanitary sewer pipe off McDonald Drive caused untreated wastewater to flow onto the nearby hillside.
The City of Dubuque Public Works Department was notified of a clogged sanitary sewer line around 8 a.m. today. Crews worked to remove the blockage and flow was directed back into the pipe by 9 a.m.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) cautions people to keep their children and pets away from the noted area, which is posted, for 48 hours.
For more information, contact the Iowa DNR Manchester Field Office at 563.927.2640 or City of Dubuque Public Works Director John Klostermann at 563.589.4250.
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