A spill in Port Ludlow…sewage this time

7/22 Peninsula Daily News
Valve error blamed for sewage spill that’s closed Port Ludlow Bay
By Charlie Bermant – Peninsula Daily News

PORT LUDLOW — Tuesday’s spill of 5,000 gallons of partially treated sewage into Port Ludlow Bay was because of a “routine operation that went awry,” said the president of Olympic Water and Sewer Inc. on Wednesday. The 1 p.m. spill prompted the Jefferson County Public Health Department to issue a health advisory forbidding any swimming until Friday. The spill occurred during a routine maintenance check after a valve did not close, said Olympic Water and Sewer president Larry Smith.
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