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Alert Issued For Sewage Overflow From Nyack Manhole

An environmental alert was issued in Nyack for an overflowing manhole.
An environmental alert was issued in Nyack for an overflowing manhole. Photo Credit: Jon Craig

NYACK, N.Y. -- The Orangetown Sewer District issued an Environmental alert on Thursday afternoon due to a manhole in Nyack overflowing, officials said.

The overflow was said to be dumping sweage into a catch basin that leads to the Hudson River, according to officials.

The manhole was blocked by what appeared to be a rag material. The blockage created an overflow of approximately 10 gallons of water and sewage per minute, officials said.

It is unknown if public areas were impacted by the overflow.

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