Heavy rains prompt sewage overflow, warning for Lake Erie swimmers

Edgewater Beach storm overflow

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WKBN) – The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District issued an advisory Wednesday for swimmers at Edgewater Beach. 

There was a sewer overflow at the beach Tuesday night following heavy rains in the area. 

The overflow discharged a combination of raw sewage and stormwater into Lake Erie. 

Visitors, especially children and the elderly, are advised to avoid contact with the water and debris until further notice.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending on WKBN.com