5M Gallons of Raw Sewage Spills At Historic National Park

The spill constitutes a health hazard, but the primary concerns are for area wildlife.

By Alison Smith

A sewer main break Tuesday morning in Valley Forge National Historic Park resulted in up to 5,000,000 gallons of raw sewage spilling into Valley Creek.

Authorities are on the scene trying to stem the flow of the still-ruptured main, ABC reported.

Valley Creek flows into the Schuylkill River.

Routes 23 and 252 through the park have been closed as a result of the spill, and authorities expect those closures to be in place for two days.

The spill constitutes a health hazard, ABC said, but the primary concerns are for area wildlife.
Roll Back Our Tax March 19, 2014 at 06:40 AM
Let it flow down to Philly and it will blend right in to the $hithole.
steve forte March 19, 2014 at 07:06 AM
Hey its a one time thing . 8 million gallons of raw sewerage flows into lake erie every yr.
Tony March 19, 2014 at 01:04 PM
Less than fifty years ago I could catch edible fish from the Dupage and even the DesPlains rivers, use to nite line fish on the Kankakee backwaters , wouldn't do it now.
John Santaella March 19, 2014 at 01:52 PM
50 years ago I'd swim in the East and Hudson Rivers in NYC. They are clean now. Back then I had to avoid the rubber eels and Lincoln logs.
Kevin March 19, 2014 at 08:35 PM
Impeach the manchild in chief,the boy king Obozo.


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