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Sewage overflows into Lake Erie at Edgewater Beach due to Monday night's storms

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Posted at 6:21 AM, Aug 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-09 10:26:17-04

CLEVELAND — The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District has issued a public advisory for Edgewater Park after sewage overflowed into the lake from Monday night's storms.

This is the first time in exactly a year that an overflow event has occurred.

The discharge is a combination of sewage and stormwater that exceeded the capacity of the 25-year system.

Beachgoers are asked to avoid contact with the water and woody debris.

For more information, visit the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District’s website here.