Sewer overflow observed in river

PESHTIGO — Peshtigo Department of Public Works personnel observed wastewater flowing into the Peshtigo River on the west side of the community on Sept. 22.

The overflowing structure is located on a wooded area on private property. The wastewater is flowing overland into the Peshtigo River at this time.

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.