Environment Investigating Release of Sewage in Bridgetown

first_imgDepartment of Environment staff are investigating the release of sewage into Solomon Chute in Bridgetown, Annapolis Co., north of Jubilee Park. The department was notified today, May 25, that the brook contained sewage. The Town of Bridgetown confirmed that a pipe is releasing untreated sewage and is addressing the issue, and it has been advised to notify the public. The amount of sewage released is unknown. People are being asked to avoid contact with water in the area and residents are advised not to swim in, drink from, or eat fish from water sources north of Jubilee Park, including the Annapolis River. The release does not affect the town’s drinking water supply, which is safe to drink. An update will be issued when more information is available.last_img