Plugged pipe causing sanitary sewer overflow in Dubuque

DUBUQUE, Iowa. (KWWL) – A plugged sanitary sewer pipe caused untreated wastewater to flow onto the gutter on Loras Blvd.

The pipe is located on Loras Blvd. at Walnut Street.

The City of Dubuque Public Works Department was made aware of the situation on Wednesday, around 11 a.m.

Crews were able to remove the blockage and the flow was directed back into the pipe by 11:30 a.m.

The Iowa DNR cautions people to keep their children and pets away from the area for 48 hours.

Leslie Stone

Leslie Stone

Content Producer at KWWL.
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