Public Notice: Sewer Overflow, Avoid Contact

September 9, 2011

The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission is reporting a sanitary sewer overflow that occurred on September 8, 2011 at 35757 Golf Course Drive, Chaptico, MD 20621.

The sanitary sewer overflow occurred as a result of heavy rainfall and flooding. The total volume of the overflow is estimated at 2,500 gallons. The areas affected by this overflow are Luckton Run downstream to the Wicomico River. Public contact of the affected portions of Luckton Run should be avoided for seven days.

For additional information, please contact the St. Mary’s County Health Department at (301) 475-4321.