Sewage spill in Moses Lake prompts health advisory
MOSES LAKE, Wash. — A sewage spill in Moses Lake caused the Grant County Sheriff’s Office to issue a health advisory Wednesday night.
The spill occurred in the Knolls Vista neighborhood. The Fire Department and Waste Water Division responded to the call, where they discovered a baseball-sized hole in the sewage pipe.
Crews repaired the leak around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Grant County Sheriff’s Office is asking everyone to avoid the water west of Stratford Road after a sewer line broke near the 300 block of Northshore Drive around 6 p.m.
The Grant County Health District asks that people also avoid swimming, fishing or any contact with the lake water, and to avoid using the lake water for irrigation until further notice.
This advisory does not affect drinking water.
For more information, you can contact the Health District at 509-760-3668.
— Grant County Sheriff (@GrantCoSheriff) August 29, 2019
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