Sewage Overflow Causes Emergency Closing In Linthicum Heights

Annapolis, MD (June 8, 2023) – The Anne Arundel County Department of Health has ordered an emergency closing and warns against direct water contact in Stoney Run, a tributary of the Patapsco River in Linthicum Heights, Maryland. The closing is due to a sewage overflow estimated at 98,100 gallons from a foreign object blocking a manhole. The overflow occurred overnight June 3, 2023 and was stopped on June 6, 2023. The closing will remain in effect until Wednesday, June 14, 2023.

The Department of Health posted closure signs to let the public know about the closing. People coming in contact with the affected water are advised to wash well with soap and warm water immediately. Clothing should also be washed.

For more information about the closing, call the Department of Health’s Recreational Water Quality Monitoring Program at 410-222-7241.

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