July 24, 2017, Kalamazoo, Michigan, – The City of Kalamazoo Department of Public Services personnel were notified at 10:45 am on July 24, 2017 of a sanitary sewer overflow from a manhole located at 2600 Mount Olivet – Spring Valley Park.
The Department of Public Services staff removed the blockage at 11:45 am on July 24, 2017. The amount of material discharged from the sanitary sewer manhole is estimated to be about 300 gallons. Normal flow conditions in the sanitary sewer have been restored and the impacted area has been remediated.
As required by law, Water Reclamation Plant personnel notified the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality at the Kalamazoo District Office and the Kalamazoo County Environmental Health and Community Services of the spill.
James Baker, PE
Public Services Director