Heavy rains prompt sewage overflow, warning for Lake Erie swimmers

Ohio
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.

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