City of Dubuque News Release

Clogged Sewer Line Causes Sanitary Sewer Overflow 


CONTACT:
Name, John Klostermann
Phone (563) 589-4250
e-mail:  jkloster@cityofdubuque.or


DATE -- For Immediate Release


DUBUQUE, Iowa – AnchorA clogged sanitary sewer line on North Grandview Avenue at Kaufmann Avenue caused untreated wastewater to flow onto the street and into the storm sewer system.
 
The City of Dubuque Public Works Department was notified of the plugged line around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, November 23. Crews worked to remove the blockage and flow was directed back into the pipe by 12:00 p.m. 
 
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources cautions people to keep their children and pets away from the noted area, which is posted, for forty-eight (48) hours.
 
For more information, contact the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Manchester Field Office at 563-927-2640 or John Klostermann at 563-589-4250.
 
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