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Sewage overflow reported near Parkville

Environment Hazmat Hazard SewageThe Baltimore County Department of Public Works has reported a sanitary sewer overflow in the 6600-block of Collinsdale Road (21234) in the Parkville-Hillendale area.

A discharge of about 17,000 gallons began at just before 3 p.m. on Thursday.

Utility crews responded immediately and stopped the overflow at just before midnight.

DPW says that the sanitary sewerage discharge was caused by a broken sewer main.

Crews located the break and were able to halt the flow just before midnight.

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Some of the discharge reportedly flowed to a tributary of Herring Run.

Residents can check and water-related advisories here.

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