Little Miami River advisory lifted after sewer break repaired

Little Miami River advisory lifted after sewer break repaired
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WARREN COUNTY, Ohio (FOX19) - The Warren County Health District has removed an advisory for the Little Miami River.

The Warren County Water and Sewer Department and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency repaired a sewer main breach Friday morning.

The break was near Socialville-Foster Road and Old 3C Highway.

Health officials said untreated sewage is no longer being discharged to the river.

They encourage river users to follow the typical precautions:

  • Avoid drinking river water
  • Avoid swallowing water when swimming
  • Avoid getting water shot up your nose when swimming, especially in warm shallow water
  • Avoid swimming or wading in with open wounds or cuts
  • Don’t swim if you’re ill
  • Shower with soap and clean water after swimming

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