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Water advisory issue after waste water spills into creek

March 31, 2003

A pump failure caused approximately 130,000 to 150,000 gallons of treated but not disinfected wastewater to be released from the Hagerstown Waste Water Treatment Plant into the Antietam Creek Thursday, according to the Washington County Health Department. Water contact, swimming and fishing should be avoided in the creek between the plant and Beaver Creek. For more information, contact the Washington County Health Department at 301-791-3270.

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