Sanitary sewer overflow observed

PESHTIGO — Peshtigo Department of Public Works personnel observed wastewater on the ground and flowing out of the Peshtigo River crossing structure on the West side of the community on Friday.

The overflow is located on a wooded area on private property. The area impacted by the wastewater has caution tape installed to limit access to the overflow area.

City personnel will continue to monitor the overflow at the sanitary sewer river crossing structure.

Citizens can assist in minimizing flows to the sanitary sewer by directing all sump pumps discharges to the storm sewer or the ground and not into the sanitary sewer system.

Questions can be directed to the City of Peshtigo Director of Public Works at 715-582-0545.