Wastewater officials report two sewer overflows

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RICHLAND COUNTY (WACH) -- Wastewater officials put a warning out for two separate sewage overflows that have contaminated watersheds.

The first happened in Richland County near Denny Road Friday. Columbia's Wastewater Management Division says a blockage in a system line introduced sewage into the Crane Creek near the 1100 block.

The Crane Creek Watershed has experienced several sewage overflows in the past.

The other overflow happened in Lexington County in the 1400 block of Fork Ave.

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Workers say a grease blockage backed up a collection line into the Koon Creek Friday.

If you have any questions about either overflow you can call 545-3910.