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Sewage spill briefly closes Richardson Street

A sewage spill reported at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning temporarily closed Richardson Street in downtown Grass Valley, city officials said.

A resident spotted liquid leaking out of a manhold cover on the 200 block of Richardson Street and spilling across the road. About 1,500 gallons of sewage leaked out, and at least 1,000 gallons reached the Centerville Flume, a tributary of Wolf Creek.

Crews cleaned up the mess in the street and gutter, washed the street with clean water and sprayed the pavement with betadyne to disinfect it, officials said. They also flushed the pipie to clear it out.



The road was reopened at about 9:15 a.m., officials said.

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