City of West Columbia notifies public of sanitary sewer spill

West Columbia, SC (Paul Kirby) – The City of West Columbia has issued a notice to the public regarding a sanitary sewer overflow in order to keep their citizens and utility customers aware of what’s happening in the city. According to Anna Huffman, a spokesperson for the city, the spill occurred near Natchez Trail and Riverview Drive on Monday, November 11, 2019.

In an e-mailed statement to the public and the press, Huffman said the blockage of a gravity sewer line caused the overflow of sanitary sewer. The City of West Columbia Utility Maintenance staff identified the overflow at 2:00 p.m. Some of the effluent did enter the Saluda River. City Crews were quickly able to stop the overflow, dislodged or remove the blockage, and restored normal flow within the system.

Please call the City of West Columbia for any inquiries concerning this notification at 803-791-1880.

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