CLEVELAND — An advisory has been issued for Edgewater Beach after the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewage District tweeted that a heavy storm caused a raw sewage overflow into Lake Erie.
The overflow happened around 4:45 p.m.
According to the district, combined sewers carry stormwater and sewage in the same pipe.
we have improved the combined sewer system and treatment plant capacities much since the 1970s, reducing annual overflow volumes from 9billion gallons to 4.5billion.— NE Ohio Regional Sewer (@neorsd) July 28, 2020
less overflows, more storage, more treatment. 5/
The last overflow occurred on March 29.