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Council Bluffs discharging wastewater from I-80 Sanitary Pump Station for force main repairs

  • 11/14/2023 11:13:00 AM
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COUNCIL BLUFFS -- The City of Council Bluffs began discharging wastewater from the I-80 Sanitary Pump Station at 5 a.m. Tuesday. The discharge is necessary to repair a damaged force main. Repairs will be conducted as quickly as possible but may take several days.

Council Bluffs estimates they will discharge approximately 4 million gallons of untreated wastewater per day during the repairs.

The public should avoid contact with the Missouri River downstream from Interstate 80.