sewage overflow

Water rushes through Great Falls on the Potomac River March 3, 2012 in Great Falls Park in Virginia. Heavy rains from fast moving storms in the last 24 hours have caused the river to rise several feet. Great Falls Park, an 800-acre park located along the Potomac River, is one of the most spectacular natural landmarks in the Washington DC metropolitan area. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Five Million Gallons of Sewage Overflows Into Georgetown’s C&O Canal

The National Park Service says an additional 5 million gallons sewage overflow from this week’s storms has caused untreated wastewater to spill into the C&O Canal in Georgetown.



Heavy Rains Lead to Sewage Overflow in Ft. Washington

Officials say excessive rainfall led to a sewage overflow at a wastewater pumping station in Fort Washington.